The Lion and the Rat, Brian Wildsmith

Today's vintage children's book from 1963 is a classic fable, The Lion and the Rat, illustrated by Brian Wildsmith. I'm a big fan of Brian Wildsmith and his loose, color filled illustrations. Great moral in this story too, that you don't have to be big and powerful to make a difference.

The Lion and the Rat
A Fable by La Fontaine
Illustrated by Brian Wildsmith
Franklin Watts, Inc., 1963

For information about Wildsmith, you can view my previous postings on books he has illustrated - The Owl and the Woodpecker or Fishes.  To go to his website, click here. To go to the museum site in Japan, click here.

Have a great weekend!

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