The chase.

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

CORDER, Zizou. Lionboy: the chase. (The Lionboy Trilogy, Book 2.) Penguin Putnam, Dial. 272p. maps. c2004. 0-8037-2984-7. $15.99. J

In the prequel, Lionboy (reviewed in KLIATT in January 2004), young Charlie set out to find his kidnapped parents and helped a pride of lions escape a circus ship (Charlie helpfully speaks Cat). With the aid of King Boris of Bulgaria. he traveled with the lions on the Orient Express from Paris to Venice. In this new adventure his safe haven with the big cats in a Venetian palazzo is beginning to seem like a trap, and his enemies are trying to track him down. Charlie plays a role in the amazing appearance of the fabled Lion of St. Mark and in overthrowing the...

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