Corder, Zizou. Lionboy: the truth.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

CORDER, Zizou. Lionboy: the truth. (Lionboy trilogy, #3.) Penguin, Dial. 240p. map. illus. c2005. 0-8037-2985-5. $16.99. J

This final tale about young Charlie Ashanti, "lion-rescuer, shipwreck-survivor, circus veteran, son of asthma-cure-inventing scientists, and Catspeaker," picks up where the last book leaves off, with Charlie resting up from his rescue of his kidnapped parents. Unfortunately, now it's Charlie's turn to be kidnapped. He's taken off on a boat first to Ghana and then to a Caribbean island owned by the evil Corporacy. His parents and his lion friends set off in pursuit, while his old enemies Maccomo and Raft pose new threats and a...

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