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The Show-and-Tell lion / Barbara Abercrombie ; illustrated by Lynne Avril Cravath.

Abercrombie, Barbara, (author.). Avril, Lynne, 1951- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 15 of 16 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Beaufort County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch E ABE (Text) 0530004406092 Juvenile Picture Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689864086
  • ISBN: 9780689864087
  • ISBN: 9780689864087
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2006.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When Matthew has nothing for show-and-tell one day, he tells the class that he has a lion living at his house, but when his classmates want to come see it he must decide what to do.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 3-7.
AD560L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 2.4 0.5 107286
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Honesty > Fiction.
Show-and-tell presentations > Fiction.
Imagination > Fiction.
Lions > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Honesty > Juvenile fiction.
Imagination > Juvenile fiction.
Lion > Juvenile fiction.
Schools > Juvenile fiction.

Barbara Abercrombie, an author of books for both children and adults, teaches creative writing in the Writers' Program at UCLA Extension and conducts writing workshops for the Wellness Community. She lives with her husband in Santa Monica, California, and Twin Bridges, Montana.

Lynne Avril is the illustrator of several books for children, including The Penny Pot by Stuart J. Murphy; He Saves the Day by Marsha Hayles; and One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims by B. G. Hennessy. Ms. Cravath lives with her family in Phoenix, Arizona. Visit her online at

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