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Akimbo and the Lions

Written by: Alexander McCall Smith
Narrated by: Alexander McCall Smith
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When Akimbo and his park ranger father accidentally capture a lion cub, Akimbo decides to name it Simba and care for it. The two soon become inseparable. But when Simba grows too big, Akimbo must make the right choice for his wild friend.

Alexander McCall Smith, New York Times best-selling author of the acclaimed Ladies' Detective Agency series, captures the hearts and imaginations of young listeners with the unique and tender tale of Akimbo and his lion, Simba.

©1992 Alexander McCall Smith (P)2006 Recorded Books

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"Akimbo emerges as a brave, caring protagonist who faces dilemmas and danger in the service of the animals and people he loves." (Booklist)

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  • 2020-04-05

Great story

My 6 year old has listened to this multiple times. I listened with him today and understood his love for the story. Well done!

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  • 2020-02-08

Grove T. - age 5

It was the best book ever because it was about a lion and I thought it was kind of cute.

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  • 2017-02-13

my kids live listening to this story over and over

MY boys love this story. They have read an the Anubis sets but love this I've the best!!

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