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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.From the Hardcover edition.
Miss Merriweather allows a lion to remain in the library as long as he behaves, but when she is accidentally injured, the big cat must break the rules--and risk his privileges--to summon help. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Friendship, Animals / Lions + Tigers + Leopards, Books + Libraries
Publisher: Candlewick Pr
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Michelle Knudsen
Street Date: June 25, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-3216