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Jim's lion

Author: Russell Hoban; Alexis Deacon
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014. ©2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Asleep in his hospital bed, Jim dreams of a great lion with white teeth and amber eyes. This lion is Jim's finder. According to Nurse Bami, everyone has a finder, a creature who comes looking for us when we are lost. But when the time comes for Jim's operation, will his lion be able to find him and bring him safely home? Dramatically reimagined as a graphic novel by award-winning illustrator Alexis Deacon, with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Graphic novels
Medical fiction
Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile books
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Hoban; Alexis Deacon
ISBN: 9780763665173 0763665177
OCLC Number: 894221567
Target Audience: 560
Description: 77 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Russell Hoban ; illustrated by Alexis Deacon.

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"Asleep in his hospital bed, Jim dreams of a great lion with white teeth and amber eyes. This lion is Jim's finder. According to Nurse Bami, everyone has a finder, a creature who comes looking for us when we are lost. But when the time comes for Jim's operation, will his lion be able to find him and bring him safely home? Dramatically reimagined as a graphic novel by award-winning illustrator Alexis Deacon, with the inclusion of powerful dream sequences, Russell Hoban's tale of a boy's search for strength and courage will resonate with any child dealing with adversity"--Provided by publisher.

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