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Lizzy's Lion

by Dennis Lee, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

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published: Feb 1993
ISBN:9780773673977
Description

Dennis Lee has created a magical word in verse, recounting the story of Lizzy and the very real and grownup pet Lion she keeps in her bedroom.

About the Authors

Dennis Lee

DENNIS LEE is Toronto’s first Poet Laureate, an Officer of the Order of Canada and the author of timeless children’s collections such as Alligator Pie, Garbage Delight, Jelly Belly, Bubblegum Delicious and The Ice Cream Store. He has received many honours, including the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children’s Literature, for his body of work, and is also an acclaimed poet for adults. His poetry is anthologized and read around the world.

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Marie-Louise Gay has come a long way since she failed art class in the third grade. The author and/or illustrator of over sixty books for children, she has captured the imaginations of children and their parents with her whimsical cartoons and beloved characters like Stella and Sam, Caramba and Henry, and Princess Pistachio. In 2013 Marie-Louise was award the Claude Aubry Award, which is presented by IBBY Canada for distinguished service within the field of children's literature.
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Contributor Notes

Dennis Lee
Lizzy's Lion is Lee's first storybook in verse. He is the author of several bestselling children's books, including Alligator Pie, Garbage Delight, and Jelly Belly.

Marie-Louise Gay
Won the Canadian Council Award for her illustrations in Lizzy's Lion, and has also won the Governor General's Award and Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award. Her books include Mademoiselle Moon, Moonbeam on a Cat Ear, Rainy Day Magic, Angel and the Polar Bear, Fat Charlie's Circus, and Willy Nilly.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 7
Grade:
p to 2

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