Discover your inner-roar with Ida, and your inner kindness with Hedge Lion!
Ida sees Hedge Lion every day on her walk around town. Hedge Lion wants everyone to think he’s a hedge. Nobody’s scared of hedges. But Ida is brave, she notices things that other people don’t, and she’s not fooled. She knows Hedge Lion is a lion, she just needs to help him find his roar. Along the way, Ida learns to be patient and kind, and Hedge Lion learns to be brave and confident.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Category||SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning|
|Publisher||Andersen Press USA|
|Imprint||Andersen Press USA|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author, Illustrator: Robyn Wilson-Owen
Robyn Wilson-Owen graduated from Cambridge, UK with a Masters of Arts in Children's Book Illustration in 2019 with distinction. Having previously trained in theatre design before turning her hand to children's book illustration. Her work has been shortlisted for the Batsford prize and the Searle award for creativity.
“The intricately detailed pen-and-ink drawings highlight the gentle story and call for study.”—Booklist
“Wilson-Owen offers a sensitive take on the idea of expressing and managing big emotions. Skilled use of fine-lined drawings is further enhanced by judicious use of color. . . . Roaring good naptime fare.”—Kirkus Reviews