Glory the Lion Cub and the Dunnos by Marianne Parry
  

Synopsis

Glory the Lion Cub and the Dunnos by Marianne Parry

Glory is an inquisitive lion cub who would like to have his fur patterned like the cheetah, the zebra and the snake as he meets each one. He also wants to know their names but he is amazed to find that each share the same one - 'Dunno'! When Glory meets a young elephant with the same name, but with two 'tails', he is even more intrigued. He quickly discovers that mud baths are not suitable for lions but it is many years before he realises what 'Dunno' means. Magnus is a young elephant who decides that he would like to be a doctor. As he comes across sick or injured animals, he tries to make them better using methods he has seen other creatures use. The patients pretend to be very grateful and Magnus is happy with himself. Gradually, however, he learns that each animal has their own type of medicine and when a young cow elephant catches his eye, he decides he just wants to be a grown-up elephant. Benedict is a dark brown bear from North America who mistakes the humming of telephone wires for bees. Climbing the telegraph pole in search for honey, he is amazed to hear a voice coming over the wires - it's Polar Bear from the Arctic. Benedict is amazed to learn that other bears are white and he listens eagerly to how polar bears can travel across ice. When he tries to tell his family, they laugh at him and he wonders if he has been dreaming. Glory the Lion Cub and the Dunnos brings together three different animal stories that will be enjoyed by children between the age of seven and nine.

About the Author

Marianne Parry is a retired primary school teacher from Birmingham. She currently volunteers to teach R.E. topics for local schools. Marianne enjoys writing short stories for children and her growing collection includes Tales of Wabasso (Matador, 2014), Rusty and Friends (Matador, 2014) and Bruno and Little Donkey (Matador, 2015).

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Marianne Parry
More books by Marianne Parry

Publisher

Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing
www.troubador.co.uk

Publication date

7th January 2016

ISBN

9781784623371


It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools