A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy
  

The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. A new and brilliantly illustrated edition of this classic picture book text - one of the few that can hold acandle to Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. A boy sees a lion in the meadow. It frightens him, so his mother gives him an empty match box out of which a dragon will come to chase the lion away… But the lion becomes the boy's friend and companion, whilst the dragon sleeps.
~ The Good Book Guide

Synopsis

A Lion in the Meadow by Margaret Mahy

When the little boy tells his mother he has seen a big, roaring, yellow, whiskery lion in the meadow, she decides to make up a story for him too and gives him a matchbox with a tiny dragon inside.

About the Author

Margaret Mahy

New Zealander Margaret Mahy, who sadly died in early 2012,was the first writer from outside the UK to win the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Mahy's genius with language has been demonstrated over and over again in a prolific list of titles from early picture books through to challenging teenage fiction.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Margaret Mahy
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Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

29th October 2013

ISBN

9781444012507


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