Lion Rescue A True Story by Sara Starbuck
  

Lion Rescue A True Story

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

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Lion Rescue A True Story by Sara Starbuck

Every year Born Free helps hundreds of animals around the world. This is the story of one of their incredible rescues ...Meet Bella, the lioness with a broken heart, and Simba, the captive king of the jungle. And learn how all animals that are born free should live free. Simba was born in a French zoo and was later bought by an animal trainer. For many years he lived in cramped captivity. When Bella was young, she was used as a photographer's prop and then later lived in a run-down zoo in Romania. Because she had been taken from her mother at such a young age and fed a poor diet, she sadly developed a weak spine and back legs. Luckily Born Free could come to the rescue. Now Simba and Bella both live in Malawi where they have become great companions. Join Born Free behind the scenes of one of their real life rescues.

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
112 pages

Author

Sara Starbuck
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Publisher

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

Publication date

28th April 2016

ISBN

9781510101319


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