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The Lion Who Wanted To Love

By Giles Andreae, David Wojtowycz (Illustrated by), David Wojtowycz

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Format: Paperback, 32 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 October 1998
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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Told in verse, the story of a brave little lion who sets out to prove that daring to be different can have its rewards in the end.

About the Author

David Wojtowycz 'or simply David W to his friends' was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. He inherits his unusual second name from his Ukranian-born father. David went to Goldsmiths College, University of London to study fine art and graduated in 1992. David's distinctive style is instantly recognisable due largely to his popular greeting card range, Pigs Might Fly 'Statics' and more recently, Flux Deluxe 'Santoro Graphics'. It was while David was working with Statics that he met Giles Andreae, alias Purple Ronnie, and this led to their collaboration on their first book for Orchard Rumble in the Jungle, n nDavid lives in South London. Giles Andreae is the award-winning and bestselling author of Rumble in the Jungle, Giraffes Can't Dance and The Lion Who Wanted to Love. Giles is also the creator and voice behind Purple Ronnie. He lives in London.

EAN: 9781860399138
ISBN: 1860399134
Publisher: Orchard Books
Dimensions: 30.4 x 23.9 x 0.3 centimetres (0.20 kg)
Age Range: 2-4 years
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5 review(s)
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Donna Sanker on
One of the best childrens books I have ever read. My 5 year old son loves it. It is beautifully written and has the wonderful theme that love conqueres all. I would recommend it to anyone who wants a wonderful book that they can read over and over to their children at bedtime. Definately one of the best.
Karen Pellow on
This is a wonderful story and is a beautiful way to teach important life lessons to your little one. My 2 year old just adores it. Love the story and love the illustrations.
Rachael McLean on
Lovely story, fun to read. Bought this as have enjoyed others by this author and this was no exception
Katie McLean on
One of the best books written, with an awesome underlying moral and lesson about how it is good to be different, and to follow your own path. Once again a well written book, with beautiful illustrations.
Fiona Choy on
This is a delightful picture book which will be well loved by younger children.

Written in rhyme, as are all of Giles Andreae's books - it is the charming story of a lion who is a little bit different from the rest of the pride. The title says it all. A simple tale but with a lesson to learn about being different. Beautifully told and wonderfully illustrated with vibrant colour on each page.

If you only own one of Giles Andreae's animal stories, make it this one!

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