"Shel Silverstein's first children's book, "Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back" is a whimsical tale of self-discovery.
Is a famous, successful, and admired lion a happy lion? Or is he a lion at all?
Written with wit and gusto, Shel Silverstein's modern fable speaks not only to children but to us all!
First published in 1963, this book had rave reviews from the New York Times, Time magazine, and Publishers Weekly.
"Lafcadio, the Lion Who Shot Back" is the book that started Shel Silverstein's incomparable career as a bestselling children's book author and illustrator.

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