Tigre, tigre

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Two tiger cubs are captured and shipped to Rome, where one, Brutus, is trained to kill in the Coliseum and the other, Boots, is declawed and given to Caesar’s daughter Aurelia as a pet. Aurelia loves Boots and begins to fall dangerously in love with his keeper, Julius, until Boots escapes after a childish prank. Caesar punishes Aurelia but reserves the worst fate of all for Julius and Brutus, who are forced to fight in the Coliseum. A moving tale about valor, death, and the ...

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Overview

Two tiger cubs are captured and shipped to Rome, where one, Brutus, is trained to kill in the Coliseum and the other, Boots, is declawed and given to Caesar’s daughter Aurelia as a pet. Aurelia loves Boots and begins to fall dangerously in love with his keeper, Julius, until Boots escapes after a childish prank. Caesar punishes Aurelia but reserves the worst fate of all for Julius and Brutus, who are forced to fight in the Coliseum. A moving tale about valor, death, and the abuse of power, this novel will captivate young readers.

 

Dos cachorros de tigre son capturados y enviados a Roma, adonde a uno, Brutus, lo entrenan para matar en el Coliseo y al otro, Botas, le quitan las uñas y se lo regalan a Aurelia, la hija del César. Aurelia ama a Botas y empieza a enamorarse de Julius, su entrenador, hasta que Botas se escapa como resultado de una broma infantil. César castiga a Aurelia pero guarda la peor sentencia para Julius y Botas, a quienes los condena a pelear en el Coliseo. Una emocionante historia del valor, la muerte y el abuso del poder, esta novela cautivará a los jóvenes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788483431160
  • Publisher: Bambu
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: EXIT Series
  • Pages: 216
  • Age range: 12 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynne Reid Banks is an author who has written more than 40 books for both children and adults, including The Indian in the Cupboard and The L-Shaped Room.

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