The Butterfly Lion

by Miachel Morpurgo

Summary

Bertie is an 11 year old boy that lives in a large area of land on the African plains. One day while his father is hunting he finds a white lion cub alone. He brings it home and soon the two become inseparable, best friends. But his parents tell him he must go to a boarding school. When he arrives he tries to escape the horrible school and bullies. On his way home he spots a huge iron gate with stone lions guarding it. Will he enter the gate, will he go home, what will become of the white lion cub?
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