Library Lion

Library Lion

Book - 2009
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An affectionate storybook tribute to that truly wonderful place: the library.

Miss Merriweather, the head librarian, is very particular about rules in the library. No running allowed. And you must be quiet. But when a lion comes to the library one day, no one is sure what to do. There aren't any rules about lions in the library. And, as it turns out, this lion seems very well suited to library visiting. His big feet are quiet on the library floor. He makes a comfy backrest for the children at story hour. And he never roars in the library, at least not anymore. But when something terrible happens, the lion quickly comes to the rescue in the only way he knows how. Michelle Knudsen's disarming story, illustrated by the matchless Kevin Hawkes in an expressive timeless style, will win over even the most ardent of rule keepers.
Publisher: Somerville, MA : 2009. Candlewick Press,
2006. ,
ISBN: 9780763637842
Branch Call Number: E KNUD
Additional Contributors: Hawkes, Kevin


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Dec 16, 2017

Love this book! Great story, great art!!!!

Dec 29, 2015

Our son LOVES this book, so much that it is one we are buying. He is 3 and a half and because he goes to toddler time he related really well and it helped me explain the library ad jobs of those he cares about more. The story is creative and fun, and not too long but more than the younger toddler books, I found it a great book.

Aug 30, 2012

I believe we have lost this book. What is the fee for a lost book?

Jan 10, 2012

A jem of a book. Beautiful illustrations and the story is just wonderful :)

Best suited for 5 and up as it is lengthy but it is a simple story with lots of heart to it which my 3.5 year old seemed to enjoy. I love the illustrations.

Jan 30, 2008

Original, sensitive, understated story based on the themes of fitting in and the purpose and spirit of when to follow rules and when to break them. The illustrator has a flare for drawing lions.

Nov 25, 2006

Miss Merriweather is very surprised one day when a lion comes into her library. He doesn''t mean anyone any harm, even though Mr. McBee doesn''t believe it, and he likes to help out around the library so Miss Merriweather decides to let him stay. What Lion loves the most is storytime. He never misses a day and lets the kids lean against him as they listen. One day, when something unexpected happens, Lion forgets himself and lets out a very big roar and is banished from the library. Soon everyone misses him and it is up to Mr. McBee to find him and bring him back.

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Dec 02, 2014

lubabr thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 7


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