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The prince who walked with lions

Author: Elizabeth Laird
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prince Alamayu is been torn from his homeland in Africa and taken to England after his father dies at the hands of Queen Victoria's troops in 1868. He is taken to England and thrown into a harsh public school, where neither his friendship with Queen Victoria nor his brilliance on the sports field are enough to save him from the bullying he encounters. He must conquer his fear and show his tormentors that he has the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Children's fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Laird
ISBN: 9780230752436 0230752438 9780330530392 0330530399
OCLC Number: 768071576
Notes: Maps on endpaper.
Awards: Long-listed for The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)
Description: 277 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Laird.

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A sweeping epic about a prince torn from his mountain home. Based on a true story.  Read more...

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'A poignant historical novel' Independent on Sunday '[An} affecting novel . . . entirely convincing' Books for Keeps

 
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