How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens
  

How to Hide a Lion

Written by Helen Stephens
Illustrated by Helen Stephens

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   
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Helen Stephens' bestselling story is now available in a chunky board book format, perfect for babies and toddlers. How does a very small girl hide a very large lion? It's not easy, but Iris has to do her best, because mums and dads can be funny about having a lion in the house.

This is one of the loveliest picture books of the year. A wonderful warm-hearted story of friendship with plenty of humour thrown in.

And from Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo - 'Funny and warm-hearted. I loved reading this with my daughter'

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How to Hide a Lion by Helen Stephens

Helen Stephens' bestselling story How to Hide a Lion is now available in a chunky board book format, perfect for babies and toddlers. How does a very small girl hide a very large lion? It's not easy, but Iris has to do her best, because mums and dads can be funny about having a lion in the house. Of course, Iris can't hide her lion forever. But when he's finally discovered, the whole town realises how brave and kind he really is - just as Iris always said.

About the Author

Helen Stephens

Helen Stephens grew up in County Durham and currently lives in London with her partner and baby girl. She studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and began working as a freelance illustrator in 1994. She worked as an editorial illustrator for a few years before writing her first book in 1998. She has written and illustrated many popular books for children which have been published worldwide in a variety of languages. Her clients include Alison Green Books, Egmont Children's Books, David Fickling Books, Random House, Macmillan, Puffin, Nickelodeon, and many more. As well as writing her own stories she has also produced books in collaboration with other authors including Roger McGough, Simon Mason and Sophie Hannah. Fleabag has been shortlisted for the Blue Peter Best Fun Story With Pictures Award 2009, Blue Horse and Tilly won Best World Theme Story in 2002, Twinkly Night was shortlisted for the Sainsburies Baby Book Award 2002 and Poochie-Poo won the AOI Images Silver award 2003. Helen is a lecturer on Cambridge School of Art's MA in Illustrating for Children.

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Format

Board book
32 pages

Author

Helen Stephens
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Author's Website

www.helenstephens.com/

Publisher

Alison Green Books an imprint of Scholastic

Publication date

1st September 2016

ISBN

9781407171593

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