How it Was with Dooms

A True Story from Africa

How it Was with Dooms

Illustrated by: Carol Cawthra Hopcraft
For Ages: 6 - 9
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.
  • Aladdin | 
  • 64 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689835391 | 
  • August 2000 | 
  • Grades 1 - 4
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