Alexander McCall Smith, New York Times best-selling author of the acclaimed #1 Ladies’ Detective Agency) series, captures the hearts and imaginations of young listeners with the unique and tender tale of Akimbo and his lion, Simba. When Akimbo and his park ranger father accidentally capture a lion cub, Akimbo decides to name it Simba and care for it. The two soon become inseparable. But when Simba grows too big, Akimbo must make the right choice for his wild friend.
“Akimbo emerges as a brave, caring protagonist who faces dilemmas and danger in the service of the animals and people he loves.”—Booklist