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The Lion Shirt

The birthday present Michael liked best was a shirt with a lion on it that his sister gave him. He liked it so much that he wore it to bed. At night, Michael wakes up and wants to look at his lion, but it has disappeared! He almost cries, but then he sees the lion sitting by his desk. The lion refuses to get back on the shirt: he claims he`s sick of being cute- he wants to be a scary lion! So Michael and his sister Daniela make scary faces to help him become scary, but he only laughs. But when Daniela shows him a photo of a roaring lion, he is impressed and roars so loud that the children get scared. After that, the contented lion agrees to get back on the shirt, and all ends well.

Danish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
Title The Lion Shirt
Writer's Last Name Orlev
Writer's First Name Uri
Genre Children
Ages 3-6
Illustrations Michel Kishka
Publisher (Hebrew) Keter
No. Pages 18pp.
Book title - Hebrew (phonetic) Hultzat Ha-Aryeh