Christian, the hugging lion
by Justin Richardson; Peter Parnell
illus. by Amy June Bates
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2010.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 26 cm.
ISBN: 9781416986621; 1416986626
Summary: When Ace and John find a lion cub for sale at Harrods department store, they buy him, name him Christian, and the three live happily for a year in a London apartment, but eventually Christian grows too big and they must let him go to live the life of a wild cat. Based on a true story; includes an author's note.