Waitākere College

Book Of The Week - Little Lion By Saroo Brierley & Illustrated by Bruce Whatley

The extraordinary true story of survival that became an international bestseller and was made into the award-winning film, Lion, starring Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel.

Now a stunning picture book illustrated by award-winning illustrator Bruce Whatley. Can you imagine being lost and not finding your way home again?
Saroo Brierley became lost on a train in India when he was only five. He survived for weeks on the streets, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by his Australian family. Despite being happy, Saroo always wondered about where he was from. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for. This incredible true story celebrates the importance of hope and never giving up.