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The Lion who Wanted to Love

Written by Giles Andreae
Illustrated by David Wojtowycz

Suitable for: 0-5 years, 5-7 years (Key stage 1)

Sponsored by: Chichester Lions Club

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

All Leo wants is to love and hug his fellow animals, but that’s not how lions are supposed to behave. Learn how Leo’s need to be different brings happiness to the jungle. A heart-warming rhyming story by the author of Giraffe’s Can’t Dance. Winner of Children’s Book Award in 1998.

Listen to an audio clip

Now move down the page to explore a stunning, stripy zebra. He's trotting across the page to the right. Can you find his long, sticking up ears in the middle of the page near the right hand edge? They are white with pink insides. Move down and to the right to explore his smiling face. Like the antelope he has long eyelashes on his small eyes, pink rosy cheeks and a big beaming grin. Move left over his body. Can you feel the roughness along the top of his back? This is his short spiky mane.

What's inside

  • A picture book with braille pages and raised tactile images.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

Leo the Lion Cub
Antelope and Zebra
Vulture and Hippo
Leo lion cub being rescued by his mother

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