The Big Story of the Lion

The Big Story of the LionThe Big Story of the LionA fold-out book, published by Hearing Eye in 2013. This is a poem from How to be a Grandfather translated by Timothy Ades with three illustrations by Emily Johns.

This beautiful produced concertina book of Victor Hugo’s wonderful long poem ‘The Big Story of the Lion’ was originally written for his grandchildren. Like nearly all his works, it was extremely popular in its time, and like many of his poems and novels, it has been translated into English.victorhugohermit

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