But it's true,' Tom shouted. 'It was a real lion, I know it was.'
No-one believes Tom when he says he has seen a lion - padding around the orchard with a string of sausages in its mouth! No-one, that is, except for Clare, the cleverest girl in the class. Together, she and Tom plan to prove his story is true - by catching the lion!
"Morpurgo writes with a fine mixture of clarity, depth and feeling" * The Sunday Times * "One of today's greatest storytellers" * The Bookseller * "There is often something of the traditional storyteller about Michael Morpurgo. As a reader, we feel part of an audience, spell-bound by the unfolding tale . . . one of the most confident and accomplished writers for children today" * Scotsman * "Michael Morpurgo is a master of the first person narrative: when he embarks on a story he doesn't keep you waiting - he simply grips your hand and helps you on board" * Telling Tales *
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 5th August 1999
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 13.0
Weight (kg): 0.06
Edition Number: 1