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The Lion in the Meadow

$25.00 NZD

In The Lion in the Meadow, award-winning author Margaret Mahy tells a delightful story of truth and imagination. This book is a classic tale for every child, illustrated charmingly by Jenny Williams.


The little boy said, "Mother, there is a lion in the meadow."


The mother said, "Nonsense, little boy."


Do you think there is a lion in the meadow?


  • Special edition 50th anniversary cover
  • Written by Margaret Mahy
  • Illustrated by Jenny Williams
  • Paperback book
  • ISBN: 9781869713904


Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) is one of New Zealand's most celebrated children's writers. She is the author of more than 150 titles, which have been translated into many different languages and sold around the world. Appointed to the Order of New Zealand in 1993, Mahy also won many global prizes for children's writers, including the Carnegie Medal and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.


'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret Mahy