The Lion Inside Book
The Lion Inside Book
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The Lion Inside

Written by Rachel Bright and illustrated by Jim Field

Published by Scholastic


Publisher's Summary

"That day they BOTH learned That, no matter your size, We all have a mouse AND a lion inside." A mouse feels small and insecure and determines that what he needs to do is learn how to roar like a lion. He knows he has to act brave when he approaches a lion to learn how. In a hilarious turn of events, the lion is afraid of mice! The mouse comforts the lion, they become friends, and we learn that there's a lion and a mouse inside all of us. The inspiring text by Rachel Bright and the fun, bold illustrations by Jim Field teach young readers an important lesson. Regardless of how big or mighty we are, we can all live our dreams and do what we want to do. Fans of Aesop's "The Lion and the Mouse" will enjoy The Lion Inside!

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  • Age Range: 5-6
  • Pages: 32
  • Book Type: picture
  • Publication Date: May 31, 2016
  • ISBN: 0545873509
  • ISBN 13: 9780545873505
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"If you want things to change, you first have to change YOU!" This little mouse, tired of feeling small and insignificant determines that in order to be seen and make friends he needs to be more like the ever-popular lion... he needs to learn to roar! Conquering his fear of becoming the lion's dinner he goes looking for a teacher and finds a friend! The illustrations for this book are totally awesome and utterly expressive, and I love the rhyme scheme!

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