Jims Lion

£7.99

Lying in his hospital bed, Jim worries about being put to sleep before his operation. Nurse Bami says his finder will come looking for him, and deep in his dreams Jim meets his, a lion, but will Jim’s lion be able to bring him home safely?

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Description

Russell Hoban’s moving, unflinching tale of a boy who finds bravery during illness is dramatically reimagined in graphic-novel format with new art by Alexis Deacon.

From the incomparable Russell Hoban comes a moving, unflinching tale of a boy who finds bravery during illness, beautifully re-imagined as a graphic-novel by award-winning illustrator Alexis Deacon. Asleep in his hospital bed, Jim dreams of a great lion with white teeth and amber eyes. This lion is Jim’s finder. According to Nurse Bami, everyone has a finder, a creature who comes looking for us when we are lost. But when the time comes for Jim’s operation, will his lion be able to find him and bring him safely home? With the inclusion of powerful dream sequences, and a triumphant message of facing one’s fears, Russell Hoban’s tale of a boy’s search for strength and courage will resonate with any child dealing with adversity or sickness.

Additional information

Weight 0.198 kg
Dimensions 25.8 × 15 × 0.8 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

81

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

813.54 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J