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Princess Angelica, Part-Time Lion Trainer

by Monique Polak, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs, read by Heather Gould
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: humorous stories, chapter books, lions, tigers, leopards, etc.

Our favorite pretend princess, Angelica, aka Jelly, is back! A case of mistaken identity, a wild imagination and a love of storytelling leads Jelly to tell her friend Joon and the new kid she's just met, Leo, that she's a part-time lion trainer at the local animal rescue center. Her inventiveness has them completely convinced, but things get a bit …

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Cougar Frenzy

by Pamela McDowell, illustrated by Kasia Charko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: lions, tigers, leopards, etc., country life, environment

Could a cougar do that? Cricket McKay is going to find out!

When Cricket McKay and her best friend, Shilo, discover that a cougar has been seen in the town of Waterton, they are thrilled that school closes for a few days as a precaution. The townspeople are worried though. They want the cougar caught and relocated, which could be disastrous for the …

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The Hollow under the Tree

by Cary Fagan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: lions, tigers, leopards, etc., post-confederation (1867-), business, careers, occupations

An escaped lion is hiding in the middle of the city, and it is up to Sadie and Theo to save him!

When a circus train derails in Toronto in 1925, a lion escapes and finds shelter in High Park, a four-hundred-acre park in the west end of the city. No one knows about the creature except for Sadie Menken, the feisty daughter of a pie-maker. As various s …

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The Night Lion

illustrated by Sanne Dufft
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bedtime & dreams, imagination & play, multigenerational, lions, tigers, leopards, etc., self-esteem & self-reliance

In the daytime, Morgan's tall hat and toy sword make him feel big and strong, but they aren't enough to drive away his fears at night. His beloved Nana provides a solution with a special toy lion that, Morgan imagines, comes to life at night to help him conquer his bad dreams.

Morgan, an endearing tousle-haired little boy, feels big and strong durin …

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A Tiger Tail

(Or What Happened to Anya on Her First Day of School)

illustrated by Mike Boldt
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: lions, tigers, leopards, etc., new experience, friendship

From the creative mind of rising star Mike Boldt comes a hilarious and original tale about overcoming back-to-school jitters, making new friends, and taking things in stride.

Anya wakes up to discover that she has grown a tiger tail. Yes, a striped tiger tail. It also happens to be the first day of school. What will the other kids think? Are girls …

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