Day 5: The First Line of Another (almost*) Wordless Caldecott Winner

Do you have a favorite fable or fairy tale? Can it be told differently, from a different character’s perspective or with an emphasis on a new part of the old moral? 

lion-the-mouse-by-jerry-pinkneyExcept for animal sounds painted into the artwork, The Lion and The Mouse by Jerry Pinkney is told soley through its beautiful artwork. It tells the story powerfully, and I “read” the story as if for the first time. Love that!

The Lion and the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009.





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