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The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo
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bookshelves: historical-fiction, fraudio, kiddlewinks
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The story of a young boy who rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African bush. They remain inseparable until Bertie has to go away to boarding school and the lion is sold to a circus. Years later they are reunited, until the lion gently dies of old age.
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