A lion in dungarees and a bird with a broken wing form an unlikely friendship when they meet one autumn day. As the pair watch the other birds in the flock fly away, Lion takes it upon himself to care for his new friend. Soon the pair are sharing stories in front of the fire, taking sleigh rides and whiling away winter evenings in their slippers. Then, one day spring arrives. And so too do the other birds. Will Lion and Bird have to say goodbye to their friendship for the summer?
The Lion and the Bird Hardback edition by Marianne Dubuc
French-Canadian Marianne Dubuc is an international award-winning illustrator and writer of books for children of all ages from Montreal. She's been published in over 15 countries. In 2014, Marianne won the Governor General Award for outstanding illustrations in 'The Lion and the Bird.'
A lion in dungarees and a bird with a broken wing form an unlikely friendship when they meet one autumn day. As the pair watch the other birds in the flock fly away, Lion takes it upon himself to care for his new friend. Soon the pair are sharing stories in front of the fire, taking sleigh rides and whiling away winter evenings in their slippers. Then, one day spring arrives. And...
Mrs Badger climbs the mountain near her house every Sunday. She knows the name of every animal and every kind of mushroom. One particular Sunday, she meets a young cat called Leo who accompanies her on her walks. But Mrs Badger is getting slower. It is up to Leo to make the trek on his own and pass on the wonder of the mountain.
Clara is taking the bus to her grandma's house by herself for the first time. To her delight, the other riders -- an assortment of animal characters -- are friendly, fascinating and funny. There is plenty to see on this adventure, with lots of satisfying details in the illustrations (including the changing headlines on a newspaper, which sometimes hint at what's to come), proving that it really is the journey that counts.
Have you ever taken a peek inside a rabbit's toilet or entered the house of a crocodile? Join Mr Postmouse on his daily rounds and visit the extraordinary homes of Mr Bear, Senor Snake, Madam Dung Fly, the Penguins and many other animals. You'll find something new amongst the fun and colourful illustrations each time you help our mouse-hero make his deliveries.
What happens when Mr Postmouse goes on holiday? He delivers the post of course! Mr Postmouse and his family are back, and this time they are travelling around the world to see the sights and deliver parcels to all their friends.
Eines Tages findet ein Löwe einen verletzten Vogel in seinem Garten, nimmt ihn auf und pflegt ihn gesund. Während die anderen Vögel ihren Weg Richtung Süden antreten, erleben der Löwe und der Vogel einen gemeinsamen Winter.
Doch es kommt der Tag, an dem auch der Vogel seine Reise antreten muss...
Aber ein guter Freund kommt immer zurück.
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