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A warm and wise picture book that's great for learning about respecting others - illustrated by the bestselling illustrator of The Hugasaurus.

Brian the lion is the mightiest, bitiest beast in the jungle and he's certain all the other animals LOVE him... Until one day he finds out they're all just too scared to stand up to him! Can the King of the Jungle learn to change his ways and think of others?

A delightful and gently thought-provoking rhyming text by acclaimed author Frances Stickley is perfectly paired with gorgeously expressive illustrations from bestselling illustrator Chris Chatterton.
  • Encourages an awareness of how what we do affects others in an accessible way.
  • The skilful rhyming text by Frances Stickley is a joy to read out loud.
  • Beautiful illustrations from Chris Chatterton, illustrator of Ten Minutes to Bed, Little Unicorn and The Hugasaurus.
Also by Frances Stickley and published by Simon & Schuster:
Not a Cat in Sight, illustrated by Eamonn O'Neill

About The Author

Frances Stickley grew up in Nottingham and Norwich in England. She is a trained children’s literacy specialist and an elementary school teacher and is the author of several picture books, including What Will You Dream of Tonight?, Love You Always, and The Mouse’s Apples. In 2017, she received the Bloomsbury and National Literacy Trust Short Story Prize. She lives with her family and a big-eared dog called Babbag.

About The Illustrator

Chris Chatterton is a bestselling children’s illustrator. He began his career in graphic design and animation, working on projects including Doctor Who. Since then, he has gone on to illustrate multiple books for children, including the bestselling Ten Minutes to Bed series and the Gus picture books, which he both writes and illustrates. Originally from County Durham, England, Chris now lives in Barcelona, Spain. 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (April 11, 2024)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398513280
  • Ages: 3 and up

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