The Lion Who Wanted to Love
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The Lion Who Wanted to Love

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Leo isn't like other lion cubs. Instead of chasing zebras and antelopes, he wants to make friends and hug them. But can a lion who's so different ever fit in with the rest of the pride? Learn how Leo's need to be different brings happiness to the jungle in this heart-warming story that little ones will love. This touching rhyming picture book, winner of the Children's Book Award, is a joy to read aloud and share. From the author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 233.68 x 297.18 x 5.08mm | 204.12g
  • Hachette Children's Group
  • ORCHARD BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 1860399134
  • 9781860399138
  • 606

About Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae (Author) Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling award-winning picture books. For Orchard, these include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean, and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top selling living poet and an icon of contemporary popular culture. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire. David Wojtowycz (Illustrator) David Wojtowycz is a bestselling, award-winning author and artist. He studied at Goldsmiths College in London, graduating with a degree in Fine Art. In 1996 David illustrated his first book for children, Rumble in the Jungle, which went on to become an international bestseller. David has gone on to create many more hugely successful children's books, including The Lion Who Wanted to Love, winner of the Red House Book Award, and the bestselling Mad About Minibeasts. David lives in Berlin.

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"I think I love this story as much as my daughter loves it. It is touching, and the pictures are the sort that children adore. The story begins quite sadly (how sad for a mother to disapprove so strongly) but the way everything works out for the best is a joy. "show more
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