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  • Hachette New Zealand, Kids
  • Hachette New Zealand, Kids
  • Hachette New Zealand, Kids

A Lion in the Meadow

Margaret Mahy

3 Reviews

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Fiction, Children's Fiction, Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage), Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

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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Praise for A Lion in the Meadow

  • One of those rare children's authors whose books can also be read with pleasure by grown-ups - The Telegraph

  • [Margaret Mahy's] name is synonymous with quality, quirkiness and enchantment - TheatreReview.org

  • Mahy has an endlessly inventive imagination . . . A treasure trove for storytellers, teachers, parents, or browsers. - Kirkus Reviews on NONSTOP NONSENSE

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Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy's many books - picture books, short stories, and fiction for teenagers as well as younger children - have been hugely successful all round the world and she is indisputably one of the most popular and successful twentieth-century children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal and many other awards, and has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. She lived in New Zealand until her death in 2012.