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Aunt Alice and the Lion

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May 2016
About the book: 
Themba and his brother and sister are excited that Aunt Alice is coming to visit them in the village. When they arrive at the station to meet her, the children find her in a
tree. She explains that a lion wants to eat her. There is no sign of a lion but as the days pass and to the family’s great amusement, Aunt Alice remains convinced that there is a lion lurking behind every bush, just waiting to pounce. Could Aunt Alice be right?
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About the Author
Cape Town-based Lindsay Norman has been involved in educational publishing for three decades and is passionate about child literacy. She is a founder member of Hwange Schools Project, a non-profi t organisation that promotes literacy in a number of schools in Zimbabwe.

The Elephants are Coming!  and Aunt Alice and the Lion are her first children’s books