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    The Butterfly 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.

    ISBN: 9780006751038
    AuthorMorpurgo, Michael
    PublisherNameHarperCollins Publishers
    Pub Date07/05/1996
    BindingPaperback
    Pages128

    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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    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.