After the Kill

After the Kill

By Darrin P. Lunde; Catherine Stock (Illustrator)

Charlesbridge Publishing, Hardcover, 9781570917431, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011


A hungry lioness attacks a grazing zebra on the plains of East Africa. She bites it in the throat. The zebra is dead. After the kill, the lioness and her pride rip the carcass open and eat. Vultures swoop in and fight over scraps of meat, and cunning jackals compete with bone-crushing hyenas for a piece of the feast. Life on the plain is a constant, dramatic struggle for survival between predator, prey, and scavenger.

About the Author

Catherine Stock lives in New York City and France.