The Butterfly Lion

  • by Michael Morpurgo, Christian Birmingham - illustrator
  • Narrated by uncredited
  • 1 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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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fantastic book

This book has an amaxing story and doesnt take long to get into it. This is why i rated it a 5 star.
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- Dylan


Absolutely fantastic a charming and fantastic story heart warming maybe classed as a kids story but totally heart warming and charming
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-08-2011
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited