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But it's true', Tom shouted. 'It was a real lion, I know it was'. No-one believes Tom when he says he has seen a lion - padding around the orchard with a string of sausages in its mouth! No-one, that is, except for Clare, the cleverest girl in the class. Together, she and Tom plan to prove his story is true - by catching the lion!

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780440864189
ISBN-10: 0440864186
Format: Paperback
(194mm x 130mm x 5mm)
Pages: 80
Imprint: Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 5-Aug-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

UK Kirkus Review » It is Christmas Eve and as Tom fetches logs he sees a lion padding through the orchard with a string of sausages in its mouth. His mother and father don't believe him, even when he sees it a second time. At school, his friends laugh at him, all, that is, except Clare. Fed up with being teased Tom and Clare hatch a plan to prove to everyone that the lion is real. The tension builds to a thrilling climax in this deeply satisfying story. (8-10 yrs) (Kirkus UK)


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Author Biography - Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo is one of today's most popular and critically acclaimed children's writers, author of KENSUKE'S KINGDOM and THE WRECK OF THE ZANZIBAR amongst many other titles. He has won a multitude of prizes including the Children's Book Award, the Smarties Prize and the Writer's Guild Award.

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