ePub Prince Who Walked with Lions download
by Elizabeth Laird
I found getting in The Prince who walked with lions was an interesting read
I found getting in The Prince who walked with lions was an interesting read. The facts behind the story are solid and therefore the book is informative without being dull as the story-telling is spot on. I really enjoyed this book - it mixes between present tense diary format with flashback scenes following the abyssinian prince and looking back over his life.
The Prince Who Walked With Lions. Watching with terror and awe is the king's young son, Alamayu. He knows that his father is as brave as a lion, but the fighting is cruel and efficient. By the time it is over, Alamayu is left without parents, throne or friends. In a misguided attempt to care for him, the British take Alamayu to England.
Elizabeth Laird (born 1943) is a British writer of children's fiction and travel. The Prince who Walked with Lions (2012), about Prince Alemayehu. Song of the Dolphin Boy (2018). Rosy's Garden (1979). She is also known for the large body of folktales which she collected from the regions of Ethiopia Contents. Short stories Selected works. A Book of Promises (1999).
Books related to The Prince Who Walked With Lions. More by Elizabeth Laird. A Little Piece of Ground.
Based on a true story, this is a sweeping epic about a prince torn from his home. The British Army is circling the stronghold of the King of Abyssinia. Its mission is to rescue the British Envoy, held prisoner.
A fascinating piece of history is brought to life in Elizabeth Laird's new historic novel which tells the story of young .
A fascinating piece of history is brought to life in Elizabeth Laird's new historic novel which tells the story of young Prince Alamayu of Abyssinia, now Ethiopia. As the story opens, Alamayu lies on his sickbed in Rugby School and his mind drifts back to his early life in Africa where he lived with his autocratic father, the Emperor Theodore, and his proud mother, Queen Tirunesh. Alamayu's privileged life as an adored prince came to an abrupt halt when his beloved but reckless warrior father killed himself after defeat by British troops during the Abyssinian campaign.
Elizabeth Laird is the award-winning author of many highly acclaimed novels and has been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal for Jake's Tower, Red Sky in the Morning, Secret Friends, A Little Piece of Ground, The Garbage King and The Fastest Boy in the World. She and her husband divide their time between London and Edinburgh.
The British Army is circling the stronghold of the King of Abyssinia.
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