A tiny mouse accidentally disturbs a sleeping lion and fears he will be eaten – but the lion lets him go. When the lion later finds himself in trouble, though, the mouse sees his chance to return the good deed. This traditional tale by Anthony Robinson is brought to life by the contemporary artwork of Ciaran Duffy.
Red B/Band 2B books offer simple but varied text with familiar objects and actions, combined with simple story development and a satisfying conclusion.
Children can re-cap key events in the story using the storymap on pages 14–15.
Text type: A traditional tale
Curriculum links: Citizenship: Choices
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