The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney is a retelling of an Aesop tale. The wordless picture book promotes gratitude, cause & effect, kindness and courage.

Jerry Pinkney retells the Aesop tale of ‘The Lion and the Mouse’ in this wordless picture book. A small mouse escapes the clutches of an owl but soon finds itself captured by a lion. The lion unexpectedly gives the mouse its freedom only to find himself trapped by hunters. The mouse comes across the trapped lion. It bravely gnaws through the rope and returns the lion’s good deed by setting him free.

Series: Jerry Pinkney has illustrated other classic stories, such as Puss in Boots, The Three Little Kittens, The Tortoise and the Hare.

The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney
Publisher: Walker Books (2011)
ISBN: 9781406332049

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