The Happiest Lion Cub (Hardcover)
In the savanna lands of Africa lives a lion cub who dreams of being a musician. But his father is against this because he expects the lion cub to become king of all the animals. And in order to become the king, he must learn how to growl menacingly, not how to play instruments and sing. Will this lion cub really have to abandon his dreams?
Oleksandr Shatokhin is an artist and children's book illustrator who lives and works in Sumy, Ukraine. The Happiest Lion Cub is the author's first book to be translated into English.Zenia Tompkins, an American of Ukrainian descent, began translating Ukrainian literature in 2015, after fifteen years' experience in education, academia, and the private sector. She holds graduate degrees in Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures from the University of Columbia and Islamic Studies from the University of Virginia. She currently lives in Tegucigalpa as the spouse of a U.S. diplomat, but considers Narrowsburg, NY.