First Name: Anna
Age: 7
Book Title: Akimbo and the Lions
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Fiction Genres: Realistic Fiction
Write three (3) sentences which describe the Setting of the book. Be sure use descriptive words.: The book takes place in Africa. Akimbo an his parents live in a house by the African bush.
List all of the main characters in the book, and share a little bit of information about each character.: Akimbo – Is a young boy who has a pet lion. He got the pet lion from a trap set by his dad and his other rangers because the lions were eating the cows.Simba – The lion pet of Akimbo. He is very playful and gentle and does not hurt people.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about it. Otherwise, write three sentences about your favorite part of the book.: The problem was that Simba followed Akimbo to school and almost hurt the teacher. The teacher told Akimbo’s father that Simba had to be let into the wild. Akimbo was sad that Simba had to leave.
If there was a problem presented in the book, write three (3) sentences about how the problem was solved. If there was not problem, write three sentences about what you would have liked to have seen in the book that the author did not include.: The problem was solved by Simba being released into the wild and Akimbo happened to be in the space where Simba was released. He happened to be in that spot because he decided to go on the next ranger mission with his dad and he saw Simba in that spot.
How did this book make you feel? Write three (3) sentences describing the feelings you had, when reading the book.: The book made me feel happy because Akimbo got the pet lion. It also made me sad when Akimbo has to let Simba go.
Star Rating: 4
Write three (3) sentences describing why you gave this book this rating.: I gave the book this rating because overall the book was very good. It was good because it had a good story even though it was a sad ending.
Book Report: Akimbo and the Lions, by Alexander McCall Smith