The Lost Lions by Edward Gorey
Hardcover – Pomegranate – Sep 2011 – 32 pages
Fetching young Hamish prefers life in the great outdoors. One day he mistakenly opens an envelope. Sudden wealth from movie stardom leads Hamish to raising lions. But the newfound fame frustrates him, so he chooses the big cats over the big screen. With charming, distinctive pen-and-ink drawings coupled with characteristically succinct text, Edward Gorey leads us–as only he can do–through the mysterious circumstances that envelop Hamish on a long journey that begins with a single misstep.