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The Lemur's Tale

3.43  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A ring-tailed lemur is stowed away on a boat from Madagascar, and finds his way into the home of an eccentric but dysfunctional family.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published January 1st 2013 by Templar Books
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Oct 31, 2017 rated it liked it
The Lemur's Tale (tail) tells the story of a stolen, baby lemur's adventure as it escapes from the ship that brought him from Madagascar to our Victorian shores. Having escaped, he finds solace in the family home of the Larubys. His antics and eating cause no end of trouble (especially for the little girl who is constantly blamed) yet the warm ending sees the truth revealed and everything tied up nicely.

I wasn't taken by the story (but could see that children would be) but enjoyed Redpath's ric
Mar 23, 2014 added it
This book is suitable for key stage 1 and below. It's story about an animal who has lost it's habitat and ends up in a city environment and ends up secretly living in a house with a little girl and her parents. The little girl is constantly framed by her parents for the lemur's mischievous act around the house. Although the story is short, you can possibly do a whole term's work on this for English. You could read a page each day and get children to write predictions. Another idea could be to pu ...more
Dec 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Beautifully illustrated book and lovely lovely story. I bought for 3 year old but good enough to read to much older kids too.
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