A Lion in the Meadow

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Hachette New Zealand, Nov 27, 2018 - Animal fiction - 28 pages
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An imaginative tale from New Zealand's most celebrated children's writer, Margaret Mahy. There's a big, roaring, yellow, whiskery lion in the meadow. Go and see for yourself. What would you do if you knew there was a lion in the meadow, but your mother doesn't believe you? And when she gives you a matchbox with a dragon hidden inside to scare away the lion, you discover that the dragon is in there too! This junior fiction edition of Margaret Mahy's classic A Lion in the Meadow features Jenny William's gorgeous original illustrations.

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User Review  - sharlenehsmith - LibraryThing

Margaret Mahy is an inspiring award-winning author. This story really opens the imagination up to wonderful adventures. The Lion in the Meadow is so descriptive. I love how the story ends with a friendship. Great illustrations by Jenny Williams. Read full review

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Margaret Mahy (Author) Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) is one of New Zealand's most celebrated children's writers. She is the author of more than 150 titles, which have been translated into many different languages and sold around the world. Appointed to the Order of New Zealand in 1993, Mahy also won many global prizes for children's writers, including the Carnegie Medal and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret MahyJenny Williams (Illustrator) Jenny Williams is a hugely talented illustrator whose style is recognisable at a glance. A native of London, Williams was educated at the Wimbledon School of Art and University of London. She started drawing as a very young child, making up stories about the characters she created and her drawings have appeared in many different types of books, including fairy tales and nursery rhymes, animal stories and folk tales, published throughout the world.

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