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The leopard boy, Julia Johnson ; illustrated by Marisa Lewis

Label
The leopard boy
Title
The leopard boy
Statement of responsibility
Julia Johnson ; illustrated by Marisa Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Adventure fiction. Khalid spends his days looking after his uncle's goats. One day he follows the goats higher up the mountain than he has ever been before, only to discover that one of the kids is missing. But he does stumble upon the home of an old man who tells him about the danger faced by the last of the leopards. When Khalid gets home, his uncle angrily sets a trap for the creature he is sure has killed the lost goat. In the following days, Khalid and the old man discover signs of a leopard and determine to save it from Khalid's uncle. Then Khalid learns that his uncle plans to allow a mining company to destroy the mountain and the last thing he needs is to be foiled by the presence of an endangered and protected animal. This beautiful, timeless and inspiring story set in the Arabian peninsula highlights the dilemmas facing traditional peoples in seeking to improve their lives, and will captivate animal lovers concerned about plight of the Arabian leopard
  • 7 yrs+
Summary
When Khalid discovers a trap has been set for the leopard thought to have killed a goat, he and a friend attempt to save the animal from his uncle who plans to allow a mining company to destroy the mountain
Theme
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10132745
Cataloging source
BT
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Johnson, Julia
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lewis, Marisa
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boys
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Leopard
Target audience
primary
Label
The leopard boy, Julia Johnson ; illustrated by Marisa Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000047941348
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9781847802132
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The leopard boy, Julia Johnson ; illustrated by Marisa Lewis
Publication
Control code
000047941348
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
96 p.
Isbn
9781847802132
Other physical details
ill.

Library Locations

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      -33.938111 151.237977
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