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The Happy Lion Roars by Louise Fatio and Roger Duvoisin
  • June 2020
  • 978-1-912650-41-5
  • 270 x 216mm
  • 32pp £12.99
  • Age 4+
  • World ex USA & Can
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The Happy Lion Roars

Louise Fatio and Roger DuvoisinClick here for biography

When a beautiful lioness comes to town with a visiting circus, the Happy Lion pays her a visit and it is love at first sight! The Happy Lion finds a way to release her and hide her in his enclosure. When she is discovered he won't let anyone separate them, and his friend Francois convinces the mayor to let the lioness stay.


'A charmingly told story of a lion who gets his girl' THE TIMES Children's Book of the Week

'Superb art and a lovely story where friendship and freedom reign supreme, characterise this classic re-issue.' RED READING HUB

'Like it's predecessor, this book is utterly enchanting and evokes a timeless world of romance and friendship. I hope we see more of the Happy Lion!' THE BOOK ACTIVIST

'A tale of friendship and freedom... this beautiful production is the perfect read for a new generation of Duvoisin fans' PICTURE BOOK BLOGGER

'An enchanting, warm-hearted and timeless storytelling odyssey ... With its gentle sense of fun and mischief, beguiling French backdrop, tender portrayal of love, and a gallery of wonderfully expressive illustrations, this is a book which has stood the test of time and is the ideal gift for a new generation of readers.' LANCASHIRE EVENING NEWS


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