The Lion and the Mouse
Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney
Series: Jerry Pinkney has illustrated other classic stories, such as Puss in Boots, The Three Little Kittens, The Tortoise and the Hare.
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.
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Learning to Give: Giving Back Lesson Plan for The Lion and the Mouse
Centre for Literacy in Primary Education: Wordless Picture Books
Book Trust: Wordless books- how to step into the picture with your child
Jerry Pinkney Official Website
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