Bambino Goodies

Books and Music

Story corner: The Lemur’s Tale by Ophelia Redpath

January 9, 2013 by Lucy in Books and Music, Latest with 0 Comments

Lemur's Tale

We’re a family of bibliophiles (lounge walls lined with books and both children’s shelves groaning with the weight of inherited and bought tomes), so I like little better than discovering a lovely new story to share. The Lemur’s Tale by Ophelia Redpath (Templar, RRP £7.99) is just that. It tells of a baby lemur who absconds from a ship from Madagascar and makes his new home with an eccentric English family – the Larubys – initially unbeknownst to them. He causes all manner of chaos, which gets blamed on the Larubys’ daughter, Lara, and is eventually discovered in an ingenious, if unusual, hiding place. It’s a fun read and Redpath’s illustrations are sumptuous. She based the book on the true story of the Courthauld family, who kept a pet lemur at their house, Eltham Palace. Your littlies will delight in the lemur’s mischievous ways while you appreciate the quality of the artwork. And secretly wonder whether you have a lemur making a mess of your house while your back’s turned…

 

FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites

Tagged , , , ,

Related Posts

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Please note we don't accept comments that are of a promotional or advertising nature (it's unfair to someone we have featured to hijack their post), nor do we accept spam, and please be respectful towards the author of the post, other commenters, or the person featured.

GET A DAILY UPDATE OF POSTS BY EMAIL
More Bambino Goodies

Disclaimer
Please note that all prices quoted on product posts are correct at time of publishing.
Published By CrackerJack Productions

Copyright 2007 - 2014 Bambino Goodies/Crackerjack Productions, All rights reserved.

Design by Lula Creative. Written permission is needed for resuse of logo or images where the original owner of the work has asserted their own copyright terms.