The Time of the Lion by Caroline Pitcher, Ruth Miskin


The Time of the Lion by Caroline Pitcher, Ruth Miskin

Set in the African savannah, this is the story of Joseph, a young boy who makes friends with a lion and his family and joins in their way of life. One day traders come looking for the lion cubs and Joseph learns that danger is not always where you think.


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About the Author

Caroline Pitcher's story Kevin the Blue won the Independent Story of the Year Award in 1993. Caroline's first book for Frances Lincoln was The Snow Whale with Jackie Morris, chosen as one of Child Education's Best Books of 1996 and shortlisted for the 1997 Children's Book Award. Jackie Morris lives in Pembrokeshire, Wales, with children, dogs and cats. Ever since leaving college, Bath Academy of Art, at least one cat has watched over her while she works. Big cats and small are a passion in her life, and it was while reading and watching her cat Pixie sleeping in winter that the idea for I am Cat came about. Among her many books for Frances Lincoln are The Ice Bear, The Snow Leopard, Tell me a Dragon, and How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes. To visit Jackie's website click here

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


Caroline Pitcher, Ruth Miskin
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Publication date

5th August 1999



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