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The Lion and the Hunter

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The Lion and the Hunter

by Jean de La Fontaine

Genre: Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Young Audiences
Setting: Fantasy
Format of Original Source: Fable
Recommended Adaptation Length: 10 Minutes

Candidate for Adaptation? Not Reviewed

EXCERPT:

A braggart, lover of the chase,
Had lost a dog of valued race,
And thought him in a lion’s maw.
He ask’d a shepherd whom he saw,
“Pray show me, man, the robber’s place,
And I’ll have justice in the case.



COMMENTS:

The translation is in verse; a head-start on lyrics.


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