Order The Lion Tattoo

Order The Lion Tattoo, hardback, 24pp, £7.99 (discounts may apply)

  • Based on a fable by Rumi
  • Illustrated by Atefeh Maleki Joo

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.


More about The Lion Tattoo:

  • 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

More about Rumi:


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