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Hilary and the Lions

3.5  ·  Rating details ·  20 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Ainsley and Rollo, the majestic, marble lions guarding the New York Public Library, come to life one magical night to help a young tourist find her parents.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Sunburst (first published October 1990)
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Marcia
Oct 21, 2012 rated it liked it
A girl gets separated from her parents on her first trip to New York City and curls up in front of the NY Public Library. The stone lions come to life and protect her, guiding her safely back to her hotel.
A perfectly acceptable picture book, but there were a few things that were a bit off. There is something odd about the proportions of the young girl in the illustrations. It's weird--and she looks like an adult. Also, young girl lost in NYC yet no fear or panic? None of it quite fits.
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A little girl named Hilary gets lost in New York City. She falls asleep on the lion statues outside the library and they come to life and help her find her way home, but not before romping about the city a bit showing her some of the sights.

Illustrations are okay.
Jim
WOW

wonderful story of the nypl lions and the one night they roam free.

Debbi Durland Desaix is the first artist i've seen that could illo Narnia.
Keegan
Jul 09, 2012 rated it liked it
My almost-four-year-old son liked this book more than I did. I grabbed it randomly at the library because I liked the illustrations. The story is cute enough, though.
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