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  - jebass - LibraryThing

A delightful story following a Lion who learns to use a gun and rids the jungle of hunters. He lives as a hero among his lion friends until a ringmaster recruits him to join the circus, with promises ... Read full review


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