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.
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.
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.