Chloe And The Lion

by Adam Rex and Mac Barnett

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Chloe and the Lion is a story about two artists — Extra Yarn author Mac Barnett and illustrator Adam Rex — trying to tell the story of a little girl who gets lost in the forest. Eventually, she comes upon a lion, but when Rex insists it should be a dragon, he gets eaten by the lion. Eventually, Barnett is left to illustrate the rest of the book on his own. This book seems to have it all: speech bubbles, plastic figurines, good and intentionally bad illustrations, and more

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From Chloe and the Lion, by Adam Rex and Mac Barnett. Copyright 2012 by Adam Rex and Mac Barnett. Excerpted by permission of Hyperion Books.

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