Uncle Shelby's story of Lafcadio, the lion who shot back

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Scholastic, Inc., 1963 - Nature
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After leaving the jungle for the circus and a life of fame and wealth, a lion who taught himself to be the best shot in the world discovers he's not really a lion anymore, and not really a man, either.

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User Review  - grapeapril75 - LibraryThing

Fantastic book for kids! So imaginative and creative. Easy read that children will find delightful! Shel Silverstein is always brilliant! His rhymes are fun and entertaining! Some of my all time favorites!! Such a great way to entertain children and get them interested in reading! Read full review

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User Review  - nkertz - LibraryThing

this lion has no fear in him, only curiousity. so when hunter come to kill him he doesnt run like the others, he stands his ground. he becomes famous for being the lion who shot back because he ended ... Read full review


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