The Lion And The Mouse by Mairi Mackinnon

The Lion And The Mouse

Written by Mairi Mackinnon
Part of the Usborne First Reading Series

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First Reading: Level One.

The Aesop's fable showing that you shoudn't judge your friends on their size and strength. Level One titles are designed to be the first real books a beginner reader will tackle and are designed to foster a lasting enthusiasm for books and reading. They are 32 pages in length, comprising the main story (up to 150 words), from classic tales to folk tales, delightful illustrations and 6 pages of fun, reading-related puzzles. Will be enjoyed with equal enthusiasm if read alone or together with a parent.


The Lion And The Mouse by Mairi Mackinnon

A tiny mouse disturbs King Lion's afternoon nap. 'Don't kill me!' she begs. 'Maybe I can save your life too, one day'. King Lion doesn't believe it - but when he is in real trouble, he learns that even little friends can be great friends.

About the Author

Mairi Mackinnon

Mairi Mackinnon was born in England, went to school in Scotland, studied in France and Italy and worked in Spain before finally settling down in London, where she lives with her husband, three children and several thousand books. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking for friends, and playing the fiddle in a dance band at parties from Portree to St Petersburg.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 4+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th September 2008




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