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A timeless fable full of adventure and beauty from a much-loved storyteller.

Four mighty animals of the jungle all vie for title of Greatest King, but which one really is the best for the job? An encounter with a mysterious visitor leads them to each individually learn about their true selves, and the values that are truly important.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143795384

    January 8, 2019

    Picture Puffin

    RRP $16.99

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  • Hardback

    9780670077151

    September 24, 2014

    Viking

    32 pages

    RRP $26.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2015
    Shortlisted
    Book of the Year for Younger Children