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The Butterfly Lion By Michael Morpurgo

The Butterfly Lion
by Michael 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.

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The Butterfly Lion Summary


The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

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 of 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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The Butterfly Lion Reviews


"The Butterfly Lion is unique among animals and books, and will touch all hearts - both young and old." Virginia McKenna, Born Free Foundation

Praise for Michael Morpurgo:
"A master storyteller at his best" The Sunday Times

About Michael Morpurgo


Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children, and has sold more than 35 million books around the world. He has written more than 150 novels and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award, while several of his books have been adapted for stage and screen, including the global theatrical phenomenon War Horse. Michael was Children's Laureate from 2003 to 2005, and founded the charity Farms for City Children with his wife, Clare. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity.

Additional information

GOR008284661
The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo
Michael Morpurgo
Used - Like New
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1996-05-07
128
0006751032
9780006751038
Winner of Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1996 Winner of Smarties Book Prize 6-8 Category 1996
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.