Gerald The Lion

By Jessica Souhami

One day in the jungle, a big, bold lion sets out in search of adventure.
But is he perhaps only a little grey cat with a big imagination?

Young readers will love to follow Gerald's exploits and mishaps in this beautifully crafted picture story.


275 x 240mm


Age 4+

Sep 4, 2019





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"With its large clear print this book is ideal for early reading as well as for sharing with little ones during story sessions where I envisage it becoming a firm favourite."

Red Reading Hub


"Souhami's simple text and lovable protagonist mirror the playful imaginations and mild fears of young children. Her simple but boldly colored illustrations will delight readers and keep the pages turning. Highly recommended for any home, school, or public library."

Kirkus Reviews


"A lovely, warm-hearted book...Funny and reassuring, this beautifully crafted picture book is perfect for sharing, with gorgeous illustrations to enjoy."

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Jessica Souhami

Author and Illustrator

Jessica Souhami is an acclaimed artist and storyteller whose artwork is inspired by the shadow puppet shows she created and took on tour earlier in her career. She has an international following for her retellings of traditional tales from around the world. Among her books are The Leopard’s Drum, Sausages, Foxy!, and Honk, Honk! Hold Tight! Most recently she has published Please, Mr Magic Fish! and Gerald the Lion. Jessica is a stalwart contributor to The Children’s Bookshow and patron of the Love My Books website (www.lovemybooks.co.uk) She lives in North London.


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