The Lemur's Tale by Ophelia Redpath

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Longlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal 2014 A ring-tailed lemur is stowed away on a boat from Madagascar, and eventually ends up in the home of an eccentric but dysfunctional family. His night-time antics cause confusion, as he nibbles on the family's plants and raids their larder. But he brings great joy once they discover him curled up in a teapot, filling a little girl's life with hope and happiness.


The Lemur's Tale by Ophelia Redpath

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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40 pages


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Brubaker, Ford & Friends an imprint of Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st January 2013




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