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Virginia McKenna, Katie Cotton - Authors

VIRGINIA MCKENNA OBE starred in the iconic film Born Free with her husband Bill Travers before setting up Zoo Check in 1984. Zoo Check later became the registered charity The Born Free Foundation, which takes action around the world to rescue vulnerable animals from appalling lives of misery in tiny cages in zoos, and give them lifetime care in spacious bush sanctuaries. As well as travelling extensively around the world in her work with Born Free, Virginia has authored many books and speaks at numerous events, while supporting many other charitable organisations. She lives in the Surrey Hills, England.

KATIE COTTON studied English at Oxford University before becoming an author and editor of children's books. She lives and works in London.

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Counting Lions
Virginia McKenna, Katie Cotton - illustrated by Stephen Walton
Shortlisted for the inaugural Klaus Flugge Prize, an important new illustration prize for children's books. From one regal lion to ten zebras, these superb full-page black and white drawings give readers the chance to get close to nature's wildest creatures. ...
Lovereading Price: £11.99 - Saving £3.00 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 01/10/2015
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