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The Butterfly Lion Lib/E
  

The Butterfly Lion Lib/E (Audio CD / Audio)

Read by Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrated by Birmingham, Christian
Read by McKenna, Virginia

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

ISBN 9780008345808
Barcode 9780008345808
Published 4 June 2019 by Children's
Format Audio CD/Audio
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ISBN-13 9780008345808
ISBN-10 0008345805
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Publisher Children's
Imprint Children's
Publication Date 4 June 2019
Publication Country
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) Read by Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrated by Birmingham, Christian
Read by McKenna, Virginia
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Animal Stories
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age 8-11 years
Reading Age 8-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Description of this Book

All my life I'll think of you, I promise I will. I won't ever forget you. A lyrical and moving tale of a young boy growing up in Africa, and his lifelong friendship with a white lion. Bertie rescues an orphaned 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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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review [In] Morpurgo's cozy, well-executed British novel...magic enters the novel at an appropriate moment, and the conclusion is sweet. -- Publishers Weekly

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Author's Bio

Michael Morpurgo, former Children's Laureate of Britain, is the author of War Horse, called superb by the New York Times Book Review and now a major motion picture. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity. His writing has won numerous award, including the Whitbread Children's Book Award, the California Young Reader Medal, the Red House Children's Book Award, and France's Prix Sorcieres, among others and others. He lives in Devon, England, with his wife, Clare. Together they founded the charity Farms for City Children, which gives children from urban areas an opportunity to spend a week working on a farm in the countryside. Christian Birmingham is a young artist of outstanding talent. In 1991 he graduated from Exeter College of Art and Design and has since illustrated several highly praised books. Christian lives in Brighton, Sussex. Virginia McKenna is a British actress who has stared in numerous films and television shows. Her performance in the 1956 film A Town Like Alice earned her a BAFTA Award for Best British Actress. She has also spent many years working as a wildlife campaigner, and for her efforts she was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2004.

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