First Prize : The Butterfly Lion | Sunday Observer

First Prize : The Butterfly Lion

All of you might know about Michael Morpugo. He is a great author who has written many beautiful books. I was mesmerized by his book The Butterfly Lion. It was first published in Great Britain by Harper Collins in 1996. This story tells us about a friendship between a man and an animal which never ends. Bertie, a young boy finds a lion from the African jungle and they become very good friends. They were inseparable until Bertie was made to focus on his studies and sent to boarding school and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie hopes that they will meet each other again and the lion promises him that their friendship will never end. To discover what happens after their separation, read The Butterfly Lion.

Lihini Wijesekara, Grade 9, Lyceum International School, Wattala.