The Lion Who Ate Everything

Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Walker (1 Sep 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1406308595
ISBN-13: 978-1406308594
Product Dimensions: 27.4 x 23.1 x 1 cm

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SYNOPSIS

In the City of Rain, a hungry lion prowls the streets in search of food. When he chances upon Mama Onion’s Takeaway Paradise, the lion devours everything the restaurant has to offer. But he's still hungry and the greedy lion can't help himself: he devours the City of Rain too. With his appetite finally sated, the lion begins to feel sad that his terrible greed has destroyed the beautiful city. Can Mama Onion teach the lion to control his greed?

EXTRACT

‘Once there was a lion who loved to eat. Everyone likes eating, but the lion loved it. Some people called it greedy, but the lion just smiled. “Greed,” it purred, “Is in my nature.”

That lion was so greedy it would eat anything. It ate fast food and snack food and junk food and junk. It ate rusty cans and water mains and bits of fluff and subway trains and ceiling fans - and other stuff.

You see? When it got greedy, the lion ate anything.’