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Meet the Meerkat

3.7  ·  Rating Details ·  53 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
A series of questions and answers introduce children to the life and habitat of Bumblebee Bat and Little Meerkat. Scientifically accurate illustrations make these exotic animals accessible to young readers. Back matter includes additional child-friendly facts.
Hardcover, 22 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Perfection Learning (first published January 1st 2007)
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Mariah
Dec 21, 2016 Mariah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
My students just started their Meerkat Unit, so this book was perfect introduction. They explained all the material and information in this book really well and simply.
Elizabeth Lauver
Meet the Meerkat, by Darrin Lunde, is a book that introduces an animal that not many students have seen or heard of before reading this book. The book takes a creative path by stating everywhere and everything that the Meerkat does throughout his day. I liked the informational criteria to this children’s book I found out things about this animal that I have never really known before. I would have this book available to students in my future classroom as a reference text or have it in a text set ...more
Krista the Krazy Kataloguer
Nice, easy-to-read introduction to this animal. I like the picture at the end where they're all curled up inside their burrow. So cute!
Megan MacDonald
I love meerkats! This book is full of cute pictures and facts about meerkats. Children love reading and seeing animals, and it is important as a teacher to show that you care about what your students are interested in. This book could be use to research meerkats, as well as answer some questions about them and maybe even introduce a new animal to some kids! I think this is such a cute book and could be used for younger children as entertainment and for older children for resarch of information i ...more
Ruth Ann
Oct 16, 2014 Ruth Ann rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a great book for young readers. The format is a series of questions and answers. It is fast-paced but informative and accompanied by scientifically correct illustrations.

The author works for the American Museum of Natural History and has traveled all over the world studying mammals. This is his first book for children.

The Illustrator also works at the American Museum of Natural History and she has won awards for her scientific illustrations.
Kristin Fletcher-spear
charlie loves meerkats. shared this story via tumblebooks at GPL.
The Styling Librarian
Very cute book!
Dolly
Aug 25, 2009 Dolly rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
All about the life and habits of the Meerkat in Africa. Colorful illustrations and simple narrative combine well to make this a fun book to read aloud.
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