Tawny Scrawny Lion

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Random House Children's Books, May 25, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
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Once there was a tawny scrawny lion who chased monkeys on Monday—kangaroos on Tuesday—zebras on Wednesday—bears on Thursday—camels on Friday—and on Saturday, elephants!

So begins the funny, classic Golden story of a family of ten fat rabbits that teaches the hungry lion to eat carrot stew—so that he doesn’t eat them!

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I must have read this as a child or a young mom, but I sure don't remember it. Odd, because, in its way, it is a memorable story. I mean, never mind the silly plot, but think of the recipe: carrots ... Read full review

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User Review  - quaintlittlehead - LibraryThing

This story is completely implausible; all manner of animals that would normally occupy different habitats live together, and a smart little rabbit tricks the Tawny Scrawny (hungry) Lion into becoming ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Kathryn Jackson wrote dozens of Golden Books, among them The Saggy Baggy Elephant, which was also illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren.

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