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The Lion Tattoo, hardback, 24pp, £7.99
- Based on a fable by Rumi
- Illustrated by Atefeh Maleki Joo
Tales by Rumi bundle — four books for £30 (save £17)
- The Parrot and the Merchant
- The Lion Tattoo
- The Jackal Who Thought He Was a Peacock
One day a young man decides that he wants a lion tattoo.
But as the tattooist begins her work, the young man feels the pain of the needle and decides that his lion doesn’t need a tail…or a stomach…or a mane!
Based on a tale by Rumi, this humorous yet philosophical picture book for adult readers is guaranteed to make you think as well as laugh. With its luxurious cloth cover and small format, it also makes a perfect gift book.
Watch the book trailer
Watch an introduction to the Tales by Rumi series
More about The Lion Tattoo:
- The Lion Tattoo is a finalist in the British Book Design & Production Awards!
- Announcing our new witty title for older readers: The Lion Tattoo!
- Elizabeth Laird: we need to be educated in how to use wordless picture books. Video
- A blog: Rumi’s stories survive the test of centuries!
- A blog: Ending up with a really strange-looking lion!
- A review by Books for Keeps: a welcome fable from Rumi
- A review by Read it Daddy: Utterly delightful
- A review by Outside in World: a hilarious picture book
- Read a review by Anne Harding, written for The School Librarian
More about Rumi: