Lionboy: The Chase

Version: Unabridged
Author: Zizou Corder
Narrator: Simon Jones
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Published In: September 2004
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

A friendly Bulgarian king, a dastardly lion tamer, a pair of kidnapped parents, a pride of lions, and a brave young boy on a mission: Together again in the second installment of the popular Lionboy series.

The continuation of the Lionboy trilogy follows Charlie Ashanti's search for his parents, accompanied by the lions he freed from a floating circus. Lionboy: The Chase further explores the complex motivations of characters introduced in the first novel, while nonstop twists and turns will enrapture readers young and old.

Charlie's ability to speack Cat allows him to befriend circus animals and street strays; with their help, he may yet rescue his mother and father from the evil forces that imprison them. From a luxurious train carriage racing across France to the canals of Venice and then on the run again, readers join Charlie through one hair-raising adventure after another, with this segment of the tale ending with a satisfying wrap-up as well as an enticing "To be continued..."

Author Details

Author Details

Corder, Zizou

ZIZOU CORDER is the pen name for a mother-daughter team of authors. Louisa Young grew up in London and studied history at Cambridge. She has written another trilogy for adults featuring a belly-dancing, motorcycle-riding single mom ("Baby Love, Desiring Cairo", and "Tree of Pearls"), as well as a non-fiction book, "The Book of the Heart".
Her ten-year-old daughter, Isabel Adomakoh Young contributed plot and character details, some of which mirror her own life-like Charlie, the hero of "Lionboy" Isabel is the child of an English woman and an African man and, also like Charlie, she suffers a