When a young lion cub, Simba, loses his father, he is forced to flee by his nefarious uncle. He finds unlikely friends in Timon, a meerkat, and Pumbaa, a warthog. With the help of his new pals and his childhood friend, Nala, Simba returns to the Pride Lands and fight for his rightful place as the Lion King. Readers can relive the adventure with this storybook and read-along CD featuring the original character voices and exciting sounds effects from the award;winning feature film! Plus the popular song, "I Just Can't Wait to be King."