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“The Butterfly Lion is unique among animals and books, and will touch all hearts – both young and old.” – Virginia McKenna, Born Free Foundation
“The Butterfly Lion tells of loneliness and love in a way that is wholly appropriate for young readers.” – Julia Eccleshare, chair of the adult judging panel, Smarties Prize 1996
“A magical, mysterious story with the power to draw readers back again and again.” – Jenny Morris, adult judging panel, Smarties Prize 1996
“This beautiful story of love and war has everything – even a great twist.” – Young Telegraph
“This sensitive, highly visual story deserves to be recognised as a masterpiece.” – Junior Education
“The most beautifully crafted story I’ve read for a long time.” – Wendy Cooling
“Morpurgo writes with a fine mixture of clarity, depth and feeling.” – Sunday Times--This text refers to an alternate Hardcover edition.
To Chris McBride, Virigina McKenna and Gina Pollinger - many many thanks. And to you the reader - enjoy it! Michael Morpurgo (FEB 1996) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
My grandson loved it. He found it very interesting. Michael Morpurgo is a very good author.Published 11 hours ago by A. Blackman
Both my girls love his books so excellent addition to their already libraryPublished 3 days ago by Melissa Swallow
I recommend this book for ages 9-11 it is a lovely book to read. I liked the book because there was always something going on in it. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Amazon Customer
This book had a really good story. and I recommend this book to 9-10 because some people might not understand itPublished 24 days ago by Cool mum101
I read butterfly lion for a club.
it was very sad especially when the lion dies
I would recommend it to a reader who likes animal books
I enjoyed the book but it was... Read more