Meerkat Mail

Meerkat Mail

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Sunny the meerkat lives with his enormous family in the Kalahari desert. They are all very close close, in fact, that one day Sunny decides he's had enough and packs his bags. He's off to visit his mongoose cousins. But from the watery world of the Marsh Mongoose to the nocturnal lifestyle of the Malagasy Mongoose, Sunny just doesn't fit in. And who's that shadowy figure who seems to be following him around? A brilliant picture book from the winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 212 x 266 x 8mm | 240g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Illustrated
  • Reprints
  • 32 colour illu
  • 1405090758
  • 9781405090759
  • 5,746

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About Emily Gravett

Emily Gravett is a graduate of Brighton University and the winner of the 2004 Macmillan Prize for Illustration. A traveller in her youth, Emily has now settled in Brighton with her partner, their young daughter - and two pet rats. Her first picture book, the inimitable WOLVES (978-1-4050-5362-4), won the Kate Greenaway Medal 2005 and the Nestle Children's Book Prize Bronze Award. Emily's fifth picture book for Macmillan, LITTLE MOUSE'S BIG BOOK OF FEARS (978-1-4050-8948-7), will also be published in August 2007.

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Sunny the meerkat travels to a new destination each day to visit his family, followed by a predatory jackal, to see where he belongs best. Every night my daughter races to bed for story time to re-trace his journey and finds the greatest satisfaction in the jackal being bested by Sunny's loving family. A joy for her each night, and finally a book that I enjoy just as much as she does as it has some extra detail about the mongooses and their habits and lovely illustrations that add further more
by Shannon Gibson