Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. One day a lion wanders into the public library and falls asleep on a pillow in the story corner. "No one was sure what to do. There weren't any rules about lions in the library." He is very well behaved until story time ends and he wants more. He roars. Very loudly. Miss Merriweather informs the lion that there is no roaring in the library and that he must be quiet - but if he is quiet he can stay. The lion becosme a regular at the library - listening to story time, licking envelopes and helping patrons reach the hard to reach books. Everyone loves the library lion. Everyone that is, except for Mr. McBee.
This is a charming story about a library, lions and when to, and when not to, follow the rules. The illustrations are fun and I love the story. I love libraries and Knudsen's text and Hawkes' illustrations combine together to create an especially enchanting library.
children's section is amazing.