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Toon Review: The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney


The Lion & the Mouse
By Jerry Pinkney
Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316013567
Grades K-2
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Review copy provided by publisher

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Also reviewed by Bookends, A Fuse #8 Production, Pink Me.

Find this book at your local library with WorldCat.

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Clever. :-D I’ll keep an eye out for this one; I’m sure my girls will love it.

  2. This is fabulous! I plan to feature it on the Cybils blog this week. :) Very fun.

  3. Scope Notes says:

    Thanks – it was fun to put together. Great book.

  4. Your cartoon reviews are hysterical! I’m including a link to your blog in my review of this book.


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