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The Resource Christian the lion : based on the true story of Anthony (Ace) Bourke, John Rendall, and Christian the Lion, [by Anthony (Ace) Bourke & John Rendall]

Christian the lion : based on the true story of Anthony (Ace) Bourke, John Rendall, and Christian the Lion, [by Anthony (Ace) Bourke & John Rendall]

Label
Christian the lion : based on the true story of Anthony (Ace) Bourke, John Rendall, and Christian the Lion
Title
Christian the lion
Title remainder
based on the true story of Anthony (Ace) Bourke, John Rendall, and Christian the Lion
Statement of responsibility
[by Anthony (Ace) Bourke & John Rendall]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story of a lion cub purchased by two friends from a London department store, written from the point of view of Christian, the lion. He is ultimately sent to Kenya to be rehabilitated by George Adamson, for release into the wild
Summary
Describes the life of the lion who lived in a London flat with his owners as a cub, was flown to Kenya to live in his natural environment, and warmly welcomed his former owners when they returned to visit him a year later
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
367697
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bourke, Anthony
Dewey number
599.757
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
600
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rendall, John
  • Bourke, Anthony
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Lions
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Lions
  • Bourke, Anthony
  • Rendall, John
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Christian the lion : based on the true story of Anthony (Ace) Bourke, John Rendall, and Christian the Lion, [by Anthony (Ace) Bourke & John Rendall]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Based on the true story of Anthony Bourke and John Rendall published in 1972 in the United States as: A lion called Christian"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published in the UK in 2009 by Random House Children's Books
Control code
ocn320800575
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805091823
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009927584
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)320800575
Label
Christian the lion : based on the true story of Anthony (Ace) Bourke, John Rendall, and Christian the Lion, [by Anthony (Ace) Bourke & John Rendall]
Publication
Note
  • "Based on the true story of Anthony Bourke and John Rendall published in 1972 in the United States as: A lion called Christian"--T.p. verso
  • Originally published in the UK in 2009 by Random House Children's Books
Control code
ocn320800575
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780805091823
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009927584
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)320800575

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