Akimbo ama gli elefanti, e non sopporta che vengano uccisi da uomini senza scrupoli che vogliono impadronirsi delle loro preziose zanne d'avorio. Così, tutto solo, passa al contrattacco... Età di lettura: da 7 anni.
- ISBN: 8884516897
- Casa Editrice: Salani
- Pagine: 96
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Akimbo and the Lions by Alexander McCall Smith (1992) 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 Leggi tutto
Written by the author of the The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency , this is a sweet book for children. Akimbo's father is a warden for a game preserve somewhere in Africa (country is never made clear... I guess I imagined Kenya because of their amazing national park system). When a lion begins atta
I had no idea that Alexander McCall Smith had written so many childrens books! I got this to read solo with Mason but the older kids loved it so much too.
Um....... I dunno, this book was okay. For an adventure about lions on Africa, I found it a little boring, actually? For me there weren't enough details about the setting and especially the people and culture to make it seem realistic. This is the only one of the Akimbo books I've read and maybe I w Leggi tutto
Another African tale from AMS, nicely presented as a short story in seven chapters with a few line-drawing illustrations. One of a series about the adventures of the son of a ranger in an African game reserve.
This is a review from my 7-year old daughter: "This is a REALLY good book!" Boy finds orphaned lion. Boy becomes attached to orphaned lion. Boy can't keep orphaned lion. Boy, at urging of his father, releases orphaned lion back into the wild. Boy realizes that he did the right thing.
Say what?! Alexander McCall Smith has written children's books? Now I can get my kids hooked on his writing early in life. I appreciate the fact that there are chapter books for kids about Africa, which seems like such a rarity to me. Keeping my fingers crossed that my kids enjoy this as much as I d Leggi tutto
Akimbo and his mom and dad live on a preserve where his dad is a ranger. Dad gets a call from a local farmer because a lion has been killing his cattle in his pen. Dad must either relocate the lion or kill it. He allows Akimbo to accompany him on this mission. They wind up trapping a cub which Akimb Leggi tutto
Read this with a Lovie. A good introduction to conservation and wildlife. Grateful for the ending, as we do not need another Tiger King scenario.
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