The Stone Lion: Little Hare Books


Sometimes statues are granted a chance to become warm, breathing creatures. The stone lion has only one dream – to run, pounce and leap in the park across from where he sits. But one snowy night, when a baby is abandoned at his paws, he is compelled to think differently.
 

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ISBN:

9781921894855

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

32

Dimensions:

25cm x 25cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Junior Fiction

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Egmont

Published:

01 May 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Margaret Wild

Margaret Wild was born in 1948 in Eschew, a small town in South Africa, and came to Australia in 1972. Before becoming a full-time writer, Margaret was a journalist for newspapers and magazines and then she worked for sixteen years as a book editor in children's publishing. Margaret's books explore a diverse range of themes, but she is particularly noted for exploring issues of identity, trust, and death.
 
Many of her

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Ritva Voutila

Ritva Voutila was born in 1946 in Nokia, Finland. She spent her first twenty-two years in Finland, and came to Australia for the first time in 1968. After two and a half years working in Sydney she returned to Europe, and spend the next ten years in Canary Islands, Spain. She moved to Australia for the second time in 1981, and since then Australia has been her permanent home. Before becoming a full time artist/illustrator/graphic designer in