Born Free: Leopard Rescue A True Story by Sara Starbuck
  

Born Free: Leopard Rescue A True Story

Written by Sara Starbuck
Illustrated by
Part of the Born Free Series

Synopsis

Born Free: Leopard Rescue A True Story by Sara Starbuck

Keep wildlife in the wild! Support the Born Free charity and join Virginia McKenna and her team behind the scenes of a real life leopard rescue. Every year Born Free helps hundreds of animals around the world. This is the true story of one of their incredible rescues . . . Meet brave Leda, a dedicated mother leopard, and her shy twin daughters, Rhea and Roxanni. These are the Limassol leopards, a family who grew up behind bars in a cramped city zoo in Cyprus, far from their natural homeland. This is the inspiring true story of their rescue, a journey that led these remarkable creatures from hardship to hope, and to the eventual sanctuary of Born Free's South African wildlife reserve. Filled throughout with full-colour photographs and fascinating facts about how leopards live in the wild, this is an ideal book for young animal lovers.

About the Author

Sara quit university to become a dancer, appearing in white jump suits in appalling pop videos, but returned to complete a degree in English, with Writing and Publishing. She put her degree to good use by running away to America with a rock band and working as a waitress. On her return to London, Sara started working in book publishing. Moving from export sales into the editorial department of Hodder and Stoughton, she worked for the Editorial Director and commissioned contemporary fiction and sagas. She currently works for United Agents reading the slush pile and selling audio rights, as well as working as a freelance editor specializing in commercial fiction and children’s books. Sara lives in West Sussex with her husband, Toby, and their one-year-old son, Tom.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
80 pages

Author

Sara Starbuck
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Publisher

Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

27th July 2016

ISBN

9781510100565


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