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The Lion Who Stole My Arm

author: Nicola Davies
illustrator: Annabel Wright

series name:
Heroes of the Wild

Pedru has always wanted to be a great hunter like his father, but after a lion takes his arm, he worries that he’ll always be the crippled boy instead. Pedru longs to kill the lion that mauled him and strengthens himself to be ready for the hunt. But when the opportunity arises, will Pedru have the strength to turn his back on revenge? Zoologist Nicola Davies perfectly merges a heart-pounding adventure with an important message about conservation, and Annabel Wright’s gorgeous black-and-white illustrations bring Pedru’s story to life.

Zoologist Nicola Davies presents an illustrated novel for young readers that proves you don’t need two arms to be strong.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$14.99 / $17.00
0763670227 /  9780763670221
on sale date:
Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / EBook
age range:
7 yrs - 10 yrs
# of pages/size:
96 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 2 - Grade 5
Animals; Africa; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and the award-winning author of many books for children, including Surprising Sharks, which was a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Winner; Deadly! The Truth About the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth; and Ice Bear: In the Steps of the Polar Bear. She lives in Wales.
illustrator’s comments:
Annabel Wright’s work has been used in campaigns for Amnesty International and the School of Visual Arts in New York, and has also appeared in newspapers and magazines such as The Economist and the Financial Times. She lives in Scotland.
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