Asleep in his hospital bed, Jim dreams of a great lion with white teeth and amber eyes. This lion is Jim’s finder. According to Nurse Bami, everyone has a finder, a creature who comes looking for us when we are lost. But when the time comes for Jim’s operation, will his lion be able to find him and bring him safely home?
Disability and Health; Illness; child with an illness; surgery
mother and father
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Graphic Novel
Kate Greenaway Medal, 2015, Short List
100 Magnificent Children's Books, 2014 Stories for Younger Readers
lion; stone; animals; place; sea; moon; hospital; bed; anesthesia; Christmas; procedure
Hoban, Russel, "Jim's Lion" (2014). Diverse Families. 1961.