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The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks
The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks by Verna Aardema 0679869344 9780679869344
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The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicks by Verna Aardema

Illustrated in full color. Beloved storyteller Verna Aardema is at her finest in this African animal tale, weaving charm and suspense with a delightfully satisfying resolution. Peering down from her treetop perch, a lonely lioness admires the noisily cheeping clan of Mother Ostrich and thinks, I would be happy to have just one child. So she leaps down,gurum! and stealsall fourostrich chicks. Accepting the lioness as their mother, the chicks follow right behind he. Mother Ostrich is frantic! As she chases after the lioness, she enlists the help of gazelle, hyena, jackal, and mongoose. But which one can help her to get her chicks back? With art by Yumi Heo that blends primitive, African, and folk styles,The Lonely Lioness and the Ostrich Chicksis a captivating picture book destined to be a classic.

Author: Verna Aardema

Language: English

Edition: 1st Ed.

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 1996-09-09

Our Price: $3.85


ISBN: 0679869344

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