An imaginative tale from New Zealand's most celebrated children's writer, Margaret Mahy. T here's a big, roaring, yellow, whiskery lion in the meadow. Go and see for yourself. What would you do if you knew there was a lion in the meadow, but your mother doesn't believe you? And when she gives you a matchbox with a dragon hidden inside to scare away the lion, you discover that the dragon is in there too! This special hardback edition of Margaret Mahy's classic has been published to celebrate its 50th anniversary and features Jenny William's gorgeous original illustrations.