Lazy Lion orders the animals to build him a house on the African plain.
The Weaver Birds build him a house of nest grasses and palm leaves, but Lazy Lion is too heavy to reach the door. The Ant Bears build him a house with many rooms and caverns, but it is so dark Lion can't see anything.
The animals do their best to please Lion, but he is very difficult to please. Will he ever find a home? This is the story of how Lazy Lion found his home on the great African plain.
This is Book 13 in the African Animal Tales Series. See all African Animal Tales books here.
Author: Mwalimu is the pseudonym of journalist and novelist Peter Upton and this was his first book for children.
Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway moved from Kenya to London when she was 15 to study at the Ealing School of Art. Later she attended L'Academia de Belle Arte in Rome. It was on her return to Kenya that she began illustrating the pict...More about Mwenye Hadithi
Adrienne Kennaway studied at Ealing Art School and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. A great lover of all forms of nature, she won the 1987 Kate Greenaway Medal for Crafty Chameleon. She lives in County Kerry, Ireland.
Adrienne's books for Frances Lincoln are This is the Oasis, This is the Reef and This is the Tree, Jungle Song and...