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The Lemur's Tale Hardcover – 1 Jan 2013
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The illustrated book...tells the touching story of a baby lemur's search for safety in an unknown country. Ms Redpath said she was inspired to write by David Attenborough's programmes on Madagascar... Cambridge News 'The Lemur's Tale is a gorgeous picture book in which a stolen Lemur escapes and finds his way into the Laruby home. ... Writer and illustrator Olivia Redpath's illustrations are rich, detailed and beautiful.' The Bookseller 'The book has beautiful illustrations that have lots of detail...it is a lovely story and well worth reading.' Bookapoet.com 'This mega cute read has texture leaping off the page in all the illustrations so real you can almost feel it.' Nayu's Reading Corner "Reading it with my 6 and 7 year old they were captivated by the pictures, as well as the story and had great fun looking for the Lemur on each page." Bookbabblers 'Scrutiny of the comical and lively images rewards repeated readings...' Sunday Times
About the Author
Ophelia Redpath is an artist who has exhibited her work in over 100 shows in Britain and overseas. She has a strong artistic heritage - she was inspired to write this story by a portrait painted by her grandfather, who had a pet lemur at Eltham Palace.
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Lovely story for lemur fans. My 4yr old likes looking for the lemur on each page. Nice illustrationsPublished 15 months ago by Michelle
Beautiful illustrations and a delightful story for any child. Highly recommend it.Published 22 months ago by Colette Dews
The Lemur's Tale is a beautifully written and illustrated book and my granddaughter loves it.Published 22 months ago by Anna
Great reading - nice finish to the book. Definitely value for money!Published on 3 July 2014 by Shirl
This is a charming book with fabulous illustrations and prose well-written and interesting enough to enjoy as an adult. Read morePublished on 4 Jun. 2014 by Juliette
Longlisted for the 2014 Greenaway prize, this book is different in its style and subject. A lemur is kidnapped from Madagascar and then escapes from the ship. Read morePublished on 14 Mar. 2014 by Book chatter