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Little Lost Tiger

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A tiger cub survives a forest fire and is reunited with his mother
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Two Lions (first published March 1st 2012)
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Rosa Cline
Nov 15, 2016 Rosa Cline rated it liked it
Shelves: kids, winter, 2016
Very prettily written, text written almost like a poem broken up with verses on each page. along with beautiful illustrations makes this story a pleasant one to read. A tigress is taking care of her baby during the winter; but when wildfire breaks out she looses him and isn't sure where he went to.
Leah
Jul 10, 2013 Leah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Little Lost Tiger is a beautifully illustrated description of a night and the following morning in the life of Siberian tiger Striped One and her young son, Amba. Author Jonathan London nicely describes the frozen habitat, the creatures (tigers and others) who live there, and the excitement of a sudden forest fire. "A Note from the Author" at the end tells us a little about Siberian tigers; it informs us Udege and Nanai tribes both call tigers "Amba," so that's where the baby tiger in Little Los ...more
Kelsey
Age: Preschool - Kindergarten
Animal: Siberian Tiger

"A mother Siberian Tiger and her cub step silently into the forest, floating like mist in the moonlight. The mother nudges her cub beneath a fallen tree as she goes in search of food. Suddenly there's a roar louder than any tiger's. Fire!"

The greatest achievement of this book is its ability to stand out amidst other picture books for preschool through kindergarten. Where others rhyme to capture the audience, London uses beautiful vocabulary to d
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Karen Arendt
Aug 07, 2012 Karen Arendt rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The story follows a mother Siberian tiger and her kitten though a forest as the mom hunts for food. A forest fire crops up and the pair gets separated. After the fire ends, mother looks for her kitten again. The illustrations are softly and detailed with plenty of browns and blues. Lines detail the fur and whiskers as a contrast to the forest background. Written as a tribute to Siberian tigers which are nearing extinction.
Traci Bold
Mar 29, 2016 Traci Bold rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The illustrations alone are fantastic and so real. And the story of course brought tears to my eyes.

Every child needs to read this book and learn the message inside to help save the Siberian Tiger which is near extinction thanks to greedy humans.

Please buy this book, check it out and spread the word to help save this beautiful and majestic animal.

Written by Jonathan London, illustrated by Ilya Spirin and published by Marshall Cavendish Children.
#extinction #SiberianTiger #poaching
Shelli
Jul 31, 2012 Shelli rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: picture-books
Beautifully illustrated story of a Siberian Tiger and her young cub trying to survive in the harsh snowing winter weather. I really like the informative information about Siberian Tigers in the afterward.
Cindy
One night a mama tiger sets out to hunt for her and her cub, but then encounters a forest fire and loses her cub's whereabouts. A beautifully illustrated book; short informational text at the conclusion of the story.
The Styling Librarian
Little Lost Tiger by Jonathan London, illustrated by Ilya Spirin - 2012- Loved this picture book, quite suspenseful when a little tiger is left in a safe place only to have to run away when there’s a forest fire.
Robin Rousu
Jul 21, 2012 Robin Rousu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gorgeously illustrated, simple picture book about a Siberian tiger separated from his mom during a wildfire. Reads aloud well, good for groups, but might be too scary for some kids.
Cory
Sep 12, 2012 Cory rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The illustrations are sumptuously stunning, but the text seems to really fall behind. this would have worked beautifully as a wordless book.
Paula
Jul 25, 2013 Paula rated it liked it
Amba, a Siberian tiger cub, is separated from his mother by a forest fire in the Siberian wilderness.
Kendra
Nov 07, 2012 Kendra rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: picture-books
Good information and some nice action. Might be a good book to share with a class before talking about endangered species.
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Suzi Sherman
Jul 19, 2013 Suzi Sherman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Beautiful color pictures, dramatic and engaging great book to use to discuss why habitats change
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Jun 21, 2012 Jodie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Illustrations are beautiful and connect with the story.
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Jonathan London is the author of several celebrated children's books. His commitment to honoring the wonders of the natural world has been lauded by readers and critics alike. He is the author of more than 70 children's books, many of which are about nature. He's also the author of the popular Froggy series. He lives in Graton, California with his wife and two sons.
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