Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to boarding school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfuly lion which ensures their friendship will never be forgotten.
'The Butterfly Lion' is unique among animals and books and will touch all hearts - both young and old.
Winner of the Smarties Prize and the Writers' Guild Award.