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The Lion Tattoo: a welcome fable from Rumi – Books for Keeps

Buy The Lion Tattoo  Read a fab review of The Lion Tattoo by Books for Keeps: In this small format picture book for older readers a young man decides he wants a lion tattoo on his shoulder. He saunters to the tattooist full of bravado. But when she begins her work and he feels the pain of the needle, the young man suddenly decides that his lion does not need a tail, a mane or even a stomach.…

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Watch a brilliant book trailer for The Lion Tattoo!

  Buy The Lion Tattoo Watch the fantastic book trailer for The Lion Tattoo! A translation of a tale by Rumi, The Lion Tattoo tells the story of a man who wants a tattoo of a lion, to show how brave and strong he is. However, when the pain of the needle begins, the man decides that perhaps his lion doesn’t need a tail…or a mane… or a stomach! This is a wonderfully witty story that…

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Watch a brilliant book trailer for The Lion Tattoo!

  Buy The Lion Tattoo Watch the fantastic book trailer for The Lion Tattoo! A translation of a tale by Rumi, The Lion Tattoo tells the story of a man who wants a tattoo of a lion, to show how brave and strong he is. However, when the pain of the needle begins, the man decides that perhaps his lion doesn’t need a tail…or a mane… or a stomach! This is a wonderfully witty story that…

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The Lion Tattoo is a finalist in the British Book Design & Production Awards!

Buy The Lion Tattoo We are thrilled that The Lion Tattoo has been named as a finalist for the British Book Design and Production Awards 2018, in the Graphic Novel category! The awards aim to recognise and promote the excellence of British book design and production! We are incredibly excited for this witty picture book to be part of such an important literary event. The Lion Tattoo is a contemporary retelling of an ancient story by Sufi philosopher and mystic,…

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Actions and illustrations carry more meaning than words!

Lindsey Jones shares how her experience of tattoos relates to The Lion Tattoo Buy The Lion Tattoo Being an intern in London from the United States has been one of the most memorable times in my life.  One of the ways I commemorate these experiences is by getting tattoos so that they will always be permanently etched in my body, mind, and heart. Before I came to London, I had a tattoo of a snowflake behind…

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