A Lion to Guard Us

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, May 1, 1990 - Voyages and travels - 117 pages
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Left on their own in seventeenth-century London, three impoverished children draw upon all their resources to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.

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User Review  - Michelle Ryan - Goodreads

This book was an ok read to show the journey across the ocean of early colonists in the US But not a great story or hugely captivating. Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Pretty standard white-people-suffer-while-coming-to-America book. Static characters, light on detail, and nothing for the reader to care about. Meh. Read full review


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Clyde Robert Bulla was born in King City, Missouri in 1914. His first school was a one-room country house. He started out writing stories. After numerous rejections, he finally sold a story to a pulp magazine. He sold more stories to magazines to earn money. He eventually turned to writing children's books. Bulla's first children's book "The Donkey Cart," was published in 1946. He has published over 80 titles including "Squanto: Friend of the Pilgrims," "The Chalk Box Kid," "Shoeshine Girl," "The Sword in the Tree" and "The Paint Brush Kid". Clyde Bulla passed away on May 23, 2007 in Warrenburg Missouri.

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