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The Place of Lions by Eric Campbell
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The Place of Lions (1998)

by Eric Campbell

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The book The Place of Lions is by Eric Campbell. In this book, Chris and his father move to Africa. Things go very badly, when the small plane crashes in the middle of the African wilderness. Chris’ dad and the pilot are severely injured, and Chris must take care of them. Chris makes the brave decision to go look for help, despite the activity of lions all around them. As Chris goes on his journey, an old lion follows him, and even helps him when he is attacked by poachers. Chris finds help, and the old lion makes it back to his place of birth so he can die peacefully. The cover of this book is very appealing, containing many colors, Chris’ and the lion’s faces, and the African wilderness in the background. I highly recommend this book for anyone who likes nature, adventure, suspense, books that leave you satisfied, or just a quick read. ( )
  lchs.mrso | May 23, 2017 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0152003711, Paperback)

A plane crash strands thirteen-year-old Chris on the immense Serengeti Plain, and only he can save the two injured men whose lives depend on him. “The exciting action in a fascinating setting, coupled with the intriguing spiritual element, make this a worthwhile and thought-provoking book.”--School Library Journal

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When the plane flying Chris and his father crashes on the Serengeti Plain, Chris sets out to find help and finds that his journey is paralleled by that of an aging lion.

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