Author(s): Margaret Wild
•The cold stone lion sees people pass him by but does not know why they laugh or cry. •He wishes he could be alive to run into the wild. •On a freezing cold day, orphan Sara and her baby brother are perishing in the snow and the Stone Lion only wishes he could save them. •A classic fable-like tale with stunning neo-classical style illustrations.
Margaret Wild is an internationally renowned children's author whose books have been translated into several languages. Her writing deals with a wide range of themes, but most notably issues of identity, trust and death. She's won several awards, including the CBCA Picture Book of the Year Award. Originally from South Africa, she has been living in Australia since 1972.