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The Resource The butterfly lion, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham

The butterfly lion, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham

Label
The butterfly lion
Title
The butterfly lion
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Trying to run away from boarding school in England, a boy encounters an old woman who tells him the story of Bertie and his white lion
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Award
Nestle Children's Book Prize for Six to Eight Year Olds, 1996.
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083617
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morpurgo, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Birmingham, Christian,
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runaway boys
  • Boys and lions
  • Loneliness in boys
  • Human/animal relationships
  • Senior women
  • Widows
  • Lion
  • World War I veterans
  • Boarding school students
  • Boys
  • European Africans
  • England
  • South Africa
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The butterfly lion, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
abn96252111
Extent
124 p.
Isbn
9780001856172
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The butterfly lion, Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Christian Birmingham
Publication
Control code
abn96252111
Extent
124 p.
Isbn
9780001856172
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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