A few weeks back we featured a stunning masterpiece of childhood confusion, A Lion in Paris. The book was apparently written based on a real statue in Paris. I don't think this is the statue in question, but if you google "paris lion statue", THIS is what comes up:
That is ... very big. Unnecessarily big. And then you get to the front view:
"Heeeeeey there, ladies. I'll show you something ELSE unnecessarily big. Wink, wink."