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
Strong visual imagery of life on an African wildlife preserve as young Akimbo helps his park ranger father when word comes that a lion has been preying on cattle on nearby farms. The plan is to live-trap the lion and relocate the animal, but Akimbo and his dad are in for a surprise when they discove Leggi tutto
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.
Very earnest and carefully written. The vocabulary and sentence length is controlled, the adventure is exciting and almost believable, the lessons about this part of Africa and about wildlife management are concise but hit all the important notes. I'm not particularly comfortable with the bit in the Leggi tutto
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
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