The Butterfly Lion

Paperback | August 5, 1996

byMichael Morpurgo

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ILLUSTRATED BY CHRISTIAN BIRMINGHAM.A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion."All my life I'll think you you, I promise I will. I won't ever forget you."Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that their friendship will never be forgotten.

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A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion.

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ILLUSTRATED BY CHRISTIAN BIRMINGHAM.A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion."All my life I'll think you you, I promise I will. I won't ever forget you."Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boardi...

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children. He has written over 100 books and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the Whitbread Award. His recent bestselling novels include 'Shadow', 'A Medal for Leroy' and 'Little Manfred'.His novel 'War Horse' has been successfull...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pagesPublished:August 5, 1996Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0006751032

ISBN - 13:9780006751038

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion.