Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen


Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen

In this international and award-winning bestseller about the joys of discovering the library and making new friends, a lion visits the library for the very first time. The head librarian, Miss Merriweather, is very particular about rules in the library. But when the lion visits, she isn't sure what to do - there aren't any rules about lions in the library! As it turns out, this lion seems very well suited to library visiting. His big feet are quiet on the floor and he makes a comfy backrest for the children at story hour, too. When an emergency happens, however, the lion has a dilemma. Should he come to the rescue in the only way he knows how, even if it means breaking Miss Merriweather's strict rules?


A wonderful addition to any library. Carousel This is a gentle old-fashioned story about loneliness, acceptance and friendship ... A book to read aloud to junior primary school classes. INIS A warm-hearted story in which Kevin Hawkes's stylishly old-fashioned illustrations capture precisely the feel of how libraries once were. The Guardian

About the Author

Michelle Knudsen is the author of the best-selling picture book Library Lion, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, Argus, illustrated by Andrea Wesson, and Big Mean Mike, illustrated by Scott Magoon, as well as several young-adult novels. Michelle lives in Brooklyn, New York. Find Michelle online at and on twitter as @michelleknudsen.

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

7th January 2008



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