Born Free (book)

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Born Free
Born Free (book).jpg
Cover of Born Free
AuthorJoy Adamson
PublisherPantheon Books
Publication date

Born Free is a book by Joy Adamson. Released in 1960 by Pantheon Books, it describes Adamson's experiences raising a lion cub named Elsa. It was translated into several languages, and made into an Academy Award-winning film of the same name.

The book was rereleased in 2017 by Pan Books as part of their Pan 70th anniversary collection, celebrating their best-loved, best-selling stories.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Pan 70 - Sharing the Joy of Reading Since 1947". Pan Macmillan. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Celebrating 70 years of Pan Paperbacks". Pan Macmillan. 14 August 2017. Retrieved 26 February 2018.