The Butterfly Lion
Deep in the burning African veld, a young boy rescues an orphaned white lion cub. But when the lion is sold to a circus, the friends are torn apart. How will their story end? This modern classic from Michael Morpurgo sweeps from a British boarding school to the African wilderness, and from the First World War to the present day. Full of striking landscapes and dramatic encounters, it is a vivid and heartwarming story of friendship against all the odds.
- Winner of the Nestlé Smarties Gold Award
- A classic animal story by a master author
- Explores themes of friendship and loneliness
- Michael’s books include War Horse and Cool!
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This was the first book I read by Michael morpirgo its all about a butterfly lion and a little boy, the little boy finds him . I love it if you are reading this review and you think you might like it and you want it then download it or if you have it then read it . you should love it if you are similar to me.
27 January 2016
I love this book. It is sad because it is teaching people what will really happen in life.
15 October 2015
A moving story about the friendship between a boy and a lion. I like the part when Bertie sees his lion again. It is an emotional story. This book would be a great movie.
10 September 2015
Soooooooooooo sad, but a really good book!!!!!!!
1 July 2015
a great insight into great world of African wildlife
7 March 2014