A funny story full of noisy make-believe. Want to ROAR like a lion? Pretend you’re the king of the jungle. Go on. After their father reads them a story about lions, Elena and Isaac decide to become lions too. (Wouldn’t you?) That means growling through breakfast and gnawing on ‘bones’ before they trot off to school. Then their teacher takes the kids outside to look for wild animals. Who will be wildest of all? Elena and Isaac are ready to roar! Can you do it even louder?

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    Robert Munsch

    Robert Munsch took a circuitous route to writing children’s books: he spent seven years training as a Jesuit priest, then worked in an orphanage till settling into being a child day care worker. It was in this final job that he discovered a gift for storytelling – but it still took a few years to write his first official book. Since then, Robert has never looked back and is most famous for books like The Paper Bag Princess. He was born in the USA and now lives in Canada.


    Robert Munsch was the American Booksellers’ Author of the Year in 1991 and received a star on Canada’s Walk of Fame in 2009!

  • Michael Martchenko

    Michael Martchenko is an award-winning illustrator and graphic artist, best known for his prolific working relationship with Robert Munsch.


    Michael Martchenko’s awards include the Ruth Schwartz Award for Thomas’ Snowsuit in 1986.

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