The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc

Title: The Lion and the Bird
Author: Marianne Dubuc
Illustrator: Marianne Dubuc
Publisher: Book Island (2015)
ISBN: 9780994109873
 
Translated from French. The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc is a wordless book that reinforces the themes of empathy, friendship and kindness.
 
A lion discovers an injured bird flying home for the winter. The thoughtful lion realises the bird is all alone so nurses it back to health. During the bird’s recovery, the two become close friends, spending time ice fishing, sledging and by the warm fire. As Spring arrives the bird leaves the lion to return to its family now flying north.
 
The lion continues on with its life, wondering what the bird is doing. As Autumn comes around again, the lion hears the familiar sound of the bird stopping for a visit before heading south.

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Book Island Publishers: The Lion and the Bird Teaching Notes
Centre for Literacy in Primary Education: Wordless Picture Books
Book Trust: Wordless books- how to step into the picture with your child
Marianne Dubuc Official Website
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