Leon the Raccoon Discovers the World

Written by Lucie Papineau | Translated by Susan Allen Maurin | Illustrated by Tommy Doyle | Auzou/Consortium | July 19, 2016

Will leaving the city change Leon's life forever? Get ready for an adventure!

Leon's family has decided to spend their holiday visiting their relatives in the country side. But Leon is a city raccoon and this change scares him. As he meets his cousin, will he learn to adapt to his new surroundings? And will this experience leave him unchanged?

"Leon, 'a city raccoon, born and bred,' expands his comfort zone in this straightforward and quietly encouraging story from Papineau (Lulu’s Pajamas) and newcomer Doyle." --Publisher's Weekly

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