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The Resource Tiger, tiger, Lynne Reid Banks

Tiger, tiger, Lynne Reid Banks

Label
Tiger, tiger
Title
Tiger, tiger
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Reid Banks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two tiger cubs are snatched from their native jungle and shipped to Rome. On arrival at this strange land they are cruelly separated. One cub becomes the princess's pampered and adored house pet. The other, fiercer, cub is trained to become the star performer in Caesar's bloodthirsty circus.
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StDuBDS
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1929-
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Banks, Lynne Reid
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Essential modern classics
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  • Tiger
  • Rome
  • Rome
Summary expansion
Two tigers. One city. Two very different lives.A compelling story about friendship, brotherhood and battling against the odds.In Ancient Rome Caesar is almighty and his power is played out in the gladiatorial arena, where animals and men are baited, challenged and destroyed.Two tiger cubs have been kidnapped from the jungle. One is tamed and de-clawed for pampered life as an exotic pet for Aurelia, Caesar's daughter, but the other is cruelly caged and made even more brutal, trained to fight and kill.Princess Aurelia loves her pet tiger, Boots, and grows ever more fond of his keeper, Julius. But when a childish prank goes awry, Boots escapes. Furious Caesar sentences Julius to death in the arena. and Boots is to face the same fate.So the two tigers are reunited in the gladiatorial ring, one a cosseted pet, the other a vicious predator. In a world dominated by Caesar's will, all must fight for freedom
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Tiger, tiger, Lynne Reid Banks
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Control code
BDZ0016385071
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780007462940
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Tiger, tiger, Lynne Reid Banks
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2004
Control code
BDZ0016385071
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
230 p.
Isbn
9780007462940
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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