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Akimbo and the lions

Alexander McCall Smith

Akimbo and the lions

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Published by Scholastic, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lions -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Africa -- Juvenile Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    When Akimbo and his park ranger father unintentionally capture a lion cub near an African game park, Akimbo wants to keep the cub.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesCecilia Bard Multicultural Library for Peace
    StatementAlexander McCall Smith ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Juvenile Fiction.
    ContributionsPham, LeUyen, ill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22859990M
    ISBN 10043986237X

    Akimbo's quick-witted actions and bravery save his father's life. In the end, they don't catch a lion, but a lion cub, which Akimbo begs his father to keep. The cub grows faster than anyone expects, causing lots of interesting situations. Beautiful pencil drawings add drama and interest to this easy-to-read, short chapter book set in Africa. The main plot in this book involves Akimbo, and the local farmers chase the lion cub that he adopted after the lion’s mother. As the lion grows, both the reader and Akimbo are going to worry about what the lion is going to become. Other Books That You May Like “The Carver Chronicles” is another excellent read, which is aimed at children.

      / 66 pages Alexander McCall Smith is best known as the author of the The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency but it turns out he's written a number of children's books as they are good. Really good! Akimbo is a boy who has access to all the coolest animals in Africa – his dad is chief ranger in charge of a wild game reserve, which means that from one book to the next Akimbo is. Akimbo and the Lions Publisher's Summary When Akimbo and his park ranger father accidentally capture a lion cub, Akimbo decides to name it Simba and care for it. The two soon become inseparable. But when Simba grows too big, Akimbo must make the right choice for his wild friend.

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In Akimbo and the Lions, Akimbo helps his father set a trap for a lioness that has been attacking cattle on nearby farms. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more/5(9).

This book is McCall Smith's second book in the "Akimbo" series and like virtually all his books, it is masterfully done.

In this book, Akimbo goes on a trip with his father, the new Head Gamekeeper of the wildlife preserve. They have gone to check out reports that a lion is eating cattle/5(17). Akimbo and the Lions by Alexander McCall Smith () Genre: Early chapter book Format: Book Plot summary:When Akimbo and his park ranger father unintentionally capture a lion cub near an African game park, Akimbo wants to keep the cub.

Considerations or precautions for readers advisory (strong language, sex, death, religious overtones, violence, etc.)/5(56). Akimbo and his father set a trap for a lioness that has been attacking farm cattle.

But when they catch a cub instead, Akimbo cares for the cub until it's old e Teachers. About Akimbo and the Lions Alexander McCall Smith is known and loved around the world for his No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency mysteries and other novels.

Now, in his first books for children to be published in the U.S., he takes readers deep into the heart of Africa, where the grass grows taller than a man, and where lions and great elephants still roam.

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Search Within These Results: Stock Image. Akimbo and the Lions. ISBN ISBN Description of the book "Akimbo and the Lions": Ten-year-old Akimbo lives on a game preserve in Africa. His father is the head ranger, and Akimbo is eager to help him whenever he can--even if it means getting into some pretty dangerous situations.

In "Akimbo and the Lions," Akimbo helps his father set a trap for a lioness that has been. Akimbo and the Lions: McCall Smith, Alexander, Pham, Leuyen: Books - Young and brave Akimbo is eager to help his father -a game preserve ranger in Africa, even if it means getting into dangerous situations.

Book 1 Akimbo and the Lions. This book is McCall Smith's second book in the "Akimbo" series and like virtually all his books, it is masterfully done. In this book, Akimbo goes on a trip with his father, the new Head Gamekeeper of the wildlife preserve.

They have gone to check out reports that a lion is eating cattle/5(13). In Akimbo and the Lions, Akimbo helps his father set a trap for a lioness that has been attacking cattle on nearby farms. But when the lion they catch turns out to be a cub, Akimbo must find a way to care for the young lion until its old enough to be released in the wild.

/p>%(). This book is McCall Smith's second book in the "Akimbo" series and like virtually all his books, it is masterfully done. In this book, Akimbo goes on a trip with his father, the new Head Gamekeeper of the wildlife preserve. They have gone to check out reports that a lion is eating cattle/5(13).

In these three adventures, Akimbo protects elephants from poachers, saves a lion cub from a trap, and rescues a man from a crocodile. This 3-in-1 collection contains Akimbo and the Elephants, Akimbo and the Lions and Akimbo and the Crocodile Man.

Fans of The Jungle Book and the Just So Stories will love these stories of wild animals and thrilling adventures. This book is McCall Smith's second book in the "Akimbo" series and like virtually all his books, it is masterfully done.

In this book, Akimbo goes on a trip with his father, the new Head Gamekeeper of the wildlife preserve. They have gone to check out reports that a lion is eating cattle/5(5). About the Book When Akimbo and his park ranger father accidentally capture a lion cub, Akimbo decides to name it Simba and care for it.

The two soon become inseparable. ISBN Hardcover, 66 pages (Akimbo Series) McCall Smith, A. Akimbo and the lions (1st U.S.

ed.). New York, NY: Bloomsbury. Recommended Age: years (Amazon) Grade Band: (Amazon) Genre: Diversity Chapter Book (Fic) Multicultural, Adventure, Africa, Alexander McCall Smith was born in what is now Zimbabwe and taught law at the University of.

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But when the lion they catch turns out to be a cub, Akimbo must. Akimbo and the Lions Last updated Wednesday, Synopsis: From Booklist: By a well-known author of adult books, this story featuring a young boy, Akimbo, who lives "in the heart of Africa," conveys appreciation and respect for the African landscape, culture, and people, as well as a sense of the importance of wildlife conservation.

Alexander McCall Smith, New York Times best-selling author of the acclaimed Ladies' Detective Agency series, captures the hearts and imaginations of young listeners with the unique and tender tale of Akimbo and his lion, Simba. Free Akimbo and the Lions study unit worksheets for teachers to print.

Comprehension by chapter, vocabulary challenges, creative reading response activities and projects, tests, and much more!. Ten-year-old Akimbo lives on a game preserve in Africa. His father is the head ranger, and Akimbo is eager to help him whenever he can--even if it means getting into some pretty dangerous situations.

In Akimbo and the Lions, Akimbo helps his father set a trap for a lioness that has been attacking cattle on nearby farms. But when the lion they catch turns out to be a cub, Akimbo must find a way.

Ten-year-old Akimbo lives on a game preserve in Africa. His father is the head ranger, and Akimbo is eager to help him whenever he can--even if it means getting into some pretty dangerous situations.

In "Akimbo and the Lions," Akimbo helps his father set a trap for a lioness that has been attacking cattle on nearby farms. But when the lion they catch turns out to be a cub, Akimbo must Price: $Akimbo and the Lions by Alexander McCall Smith,Bloomsbury Children's Books, 66 pages, Hardcover.

Akimbo is a young African boy whose father is a head ranger of a game park. When his father announces that he is going to one of the farms in the south because of reports of a lion attacking cattle, Akimbo convinces his father to let him tag along with the promise that he will be good and help.