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The Bad Child's Book of Beasts by  Hilaire Belloc


 

 

THE LION

The Lion, the Lion, he dwells in the waste,

He has a big head and a very small waist;


[Illustration]

But his shoulders are stark, and his jaws they are grim,

And a good little child will not play with him.


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