My Mum is a Lioness

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A hilarious tale about a a boy with a wild imagination and his loving family, from award-winning author, Swapna Haddow and bestselling artist, Dapo Adeola.

Is Mum a lioness? She loves her ‘cubs’, she can run faster than anything, and she can catch you in a single pounce for cuddles and kisses. She always makes sure you can hear her incredibly loud, proud roar when you’re playing football. What else could Mum be but a lioness?

She’s always pawing your hair, along with the rest of the pride of lionesses. But sometimes, especially when her young ones are upset or scared, a lovely, warm, protective lioness embrace is just what is needed.

My Mum is a Lioness is the brilliantly funny follow-up to My Dad is a Grizzly Bear. Created by Swapna Haddow, author of the Dave Pigeon series, and Dapo Adeola, illustrator of Look Up!

Our February 2022 Ages 3-4 Book of the Month

This quirky and funny tale about a boy with a wild imagination and his loving mum is this month’s pick for children aged 3+. The comforting story comes from award-winning writer Swapna Haddow and is illustrated by Dapo Adeola (illustrator of Look Up). The colourful and engaging illustrations and playful story make this book great for any family to cuddle up with at bedtime.

Mum loves her ‘cubs’, can run faster than anything and always makes sure her incredibly loud and proud roar is heard. But the best thing about her is that, especially when her ‘cubs’ are upset or scared, her warm, protective embrace can solve everything. So what else can she be but a fierce lioness?

Yvonne – Book Club Editor, Ages 0–6
Yvonne – Book Club Editor, Ages 0–6

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Macmillan Children's Books

Date published

February 3rd, 2022

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  • 32 pages



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