Gerald the Lion (Hardcover)
One day in the dark, dark jungle, a big, bold lion called Gerald sets out in search of adventure… He meets hungry crocodiles, friendly giants and fire-breathing dragons. But then he gets lost! Does Gerald REALLY want to be a big, bold lion? Funny and reassuring, this beautifully crafted picture book is perfect for sharing.
Young children will love to follow Gerald through the 'jungle', identify the fierce animals he meets on his adventures and find out how Gerald is rescued from the dragon!
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. Her illustrations, like her puppets, use brilliant colour and bold shapes and her characters leap and swoop across the spreads. She has an international following for her retellings of traditional tales from round the world. Among her many books are The Little, Little House; Honk Honk, Hold Tight and Please, Mr Magic Fish (also published by Otter-Barry Books). Jessica lives in north London