In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

by Marion Dane Bauer

March comes in with a roar.
He rattles your windows
and scratches at your door.

In this exuberant, rhythmic story, March, personified as a lion, enters a boy’s cozy home and leaves a trail of snow flurries and muddy footprints. The boy calmly observes the pouncing, howling, growling lion until in comes the lamb on the crest of a huge sneeze.

Escorted by grass, flowers, sunshine, showers, and animal babies large and small, the lamb brings forth spring.


Ages: 4-8
Illustrated by: Emily Arnold McCully
ISBN: 9780823424320
Price: $6.95
Published by: Holiday House, Inc.

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