Library Lion

Library Lion

Miss Merriweather, the head librarian, is very particular about rules in the library. No running allowed. And you must be quiet. But when a lion comes to the library one day, no one is sure what to do. There aren't any rules about lions in the library. And, as it turns out, this lion seems very well suited to library visiting. His big feet are quiet on the library floor. He makes a comfy backrest for the children at story hour. And he never roars in the library, at least not anymore. But when something terrible happens, the lion quickly comes to the rescue in the only way he knows how. Michelle Knudsen's disarming story, illustrated by the matchless Kevin Hawkes in an expressive timeless style, will win over even the most ardent of rule keepers.

ISBN: 9780763622626
Author: Kevin Hawkes
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Binding: Hardcover
Age Group: 5 years

From the first day this book was published, it was considered a classic. With its lovely illustrations by Maine artist Kevin Hawkes and a story about the power of libraries to welcome us (even when we break the rules), the book can be read again and again.

Congratulations! You have raised a reader by reading aloud to your child from birth. Use this book and the enclosed library card to introduce your child to the library. As you get to know the library, point out things that remind you of this story. That conversation will build a valuable connection between your home library and your town's library. There are so many books left to read!

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