The Lion & the Mouse
The Lion & the Mouse
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The Lion & the Mouse

Written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

In this wordless retelling of an Aesop fable set in the African Serengeti, an adventuresome mouse proves that even small creatures are capable of great deeds when she rescues the King of the Jungle.

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The Creative Behind the Book

    Jerry Pinkney

    Jerry Pinkney is one of America’s most admired children’s book illustrators. He has won the Caldecott Medal and five Caldecott Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards, five New York Times Ten Best Illustrated Awards, the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and the Society of Illustrators’ Original Art Show Lifetime Achievement Award, and many other prizes and honors. Recently a member of the National Council of the Arts and inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he has also served on the U.S. Postal Service Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee. His artwork has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the country, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Schomburg Center, and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Jerry Pinkney lives with his wife, author Gloria Jean Pinkney, in Westchester County, New York.

    Book Dedication
    To my first great-grandaughter, Zion McKenzie Noel and to all things that squeal, purr, roar, hoot, screech, bark, meow, chirp, and neigh.

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Book Details

Publication Date
September 1, 2009
Text Details
The text was set in Old Claude LP, and the display type was handlettered.
Illustration Details
The full-color artwork for this book has been prepared using pencil, watercolor, and colored pencils on paper.
Reading Age
3 - 5 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
WorldCat Number (OCLC)

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