The butterfly lion
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.
Level 4.6, 2 Points
|Grouped Work ID||7d6ec486-87eb-a7aa-0cfe-52b86984b02b|
|Grouping Title||butterfly lion|
|Grouping Author||morpurgo michael|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-10-18 23:04:26PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-10-19 00:25:22AM|
|available_at_school||Percy Priest Elementary|
|detailed_location_school||Percy Priest Elementary - Kids Fiction|
|display_description||Trying to run away from boarding school in England, a boy encounters an old woman who tells him the story of Bertie and his beautiful white lion.|
|owning_location_school||Percy Priest Elementary|
|series||First Modern Classics|
|series_with_volume||First Modern Classics||
England -- Fiction
Lions. -- Fiction
|title_display||The butterfly lion|
The Butterfly Lion
The butterfly lion / Michael Morpurgo
|title_short||The butterfly lion|