The Lion and The Mouse

The Lion and The Mouse


Key Features


In this wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables by an award-winning artist, an unlikely pair learns that no act of kindness is ever wasted. With vivid depictions of the landscape of the African Serengeti and expressively drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a truly special retelling.
2010 Caldecott Medal Winner


"Evocative sound effects and soaring South African-inspired music enhance this…wordless picture book…The haunting tune that plays over images of the mouse gnawing on the rope is beautifully performed by a South African vocal group, and triumphant music signaling the lion's freedom is most uplifting..." - Booklist
"Featuring beautiful drawings, haunting sounds of the African Serengeti, and original music by Sazi Dlamini, The Lion and the Mouse is extraordinarily beautiful and enthusiastically recommended." - Midwest Book Review
"...filled with action, suspense and song...featuring the animal soudns of the Serengeti and riveting Zulu music...offers several messages for youngsters." - Starred Review, School Library Journal
"...featuring an African-style percussive soundtrack...a fine retelling with a winning theme of compassion." - ***, Video Librarian

Product Details

  • Item #: NTS278985
  • ISBN13: 9780316013567
  • Format: Hardcover Book
  • Pages: 40
  • Publisher: ATW - AOL/TIME WARNER
  • Genre:
    Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables
  • Weston Woods ID: HB884
  • Grades: Pre-K - 3

The Lion and The Mouse

Hardcover Book


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