|The Lion and the Unicorn|
|Publisher||Johns Hopkins University Press (USA)|
The Lion and the Unicorn is an academic journal founded in 1977. It examines children’s literature from a scholarly perspective covering the publishing industry, regional authors, comparative studies, illustration, popular culture, and other topics. It provides unique author and editor interviews and a highly-regarded book review section. The journal frequently takes the form of special themed issues. The editors are George R. Bodner of Indiana University Northwest, Lissa Paul of Brock University, and Jan Susina of Illinois State University.
The journal is published three times each year in January, April, and September. Circulation is 686 and the average length of an issue is 160 pages.