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The Lion Inside Series – Rachel Bright and Jim Field Activity Resource Pack

Bring out the best in them with these can-do tales!

Feel-good, rhyming adventures for everyone,

from the bestselling creators, Rachel Bright and Jim Field.


About the series:

These bestselling picture books introduce key themes around friendship, discovering who you are and teamwork in a gentle and accessible way with Rachel Bright’s signature rhyming storytelling, and brought to life with Jim Field’s beautiful illustrations on every page. The multi-award-winning The Lion Inside range has sold over 1 million books in 32 languages and are perfect for reading with young children from 0 to 5+ years old.


Download free activity resources:

Including learning ideas and activities based around comprehension, vocabulary and word play from The Lion InsideThe Squirrels Who SquabbledThe Koala Who Could and The Way Home for Wolf. These resources are guaranteed to get young children interacting with the books and thinking about the words and animals that go with them.


Download The Lion Inside Series Reception Resource Pack

Download The Lion Inside Series KS1 Resource Pack


Explore more about the series:


Collect them all here.

Watch the trailer here.

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Praise for the Books:

‘A rhyming romp of a read complete with gorgeous illustrations that pre-schoolers will adore. This is reminiscent of Julia Donaldson.’ The Sun on The Squirrels Who Squabbled


‘Told in catching rhyming text that reads aloud superbly, and illustrated in great detail by Jim Field, showing off the beauties of the forest, this is a charming story about sharing and friendship.’ Parents in Touch on The Squirrels Who Squabbled


‘A heartfelt message, delightfully conveyed’ Parents in Touch on The Lion Inside


‘Fabulous rhymes, I’m in love with Kevin and would like to buy this for all my friends’ children.’ Claudia Winkleman on The Koala Who Could