How it Was with Dooms (Paperback)

A True Story from Africa

By Xan Hopcraft, Carol Cawthra Hopcraft (Illustrator)

Aladdin, 9780689835391, 64pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2000

List Price: 16.99*
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Twelve-year-old Xan Hopcraft grew up with a pet cheetah at his home in Nairobi, Kenya. When the magnificent animal died, Xan wrote a story about what it was like to own a cheetah and how he died. With both photographs and Xan's own drawings, here is a real story of life in Africa.