Greetings! Welcome to the August, 2011 edition of The Lemur Letter, Mister Lemur’s brain-boost for young readers and
the people who care about them.
On July 20th, 1969, U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon. Mister
Lemur’s featured story honors the 42nd anniversary of this landing and imagines what he would have
thought that day. Can you picture yourself walking on the moon? What would you do and think if you had
If you enjoyed The Scheming Lemurs’ debut single, “Come and Join the Body Band,” don’t miss their second
single, “Nature Police.” What climate does the rhythm and melody of Nature Police make you think about?
Have you heard music like this before? Where?
Back in school? Perhaps Mister Lemur will be there too! This fall Mister Lemur will be visiting schools
throughout California and Arizona. If you are not yet back to school, wrap up the summer by exploring
rhyme schemes and ideas on how you can write your own fun and subtly educational rhyming stories in the
final installment of the Write Like a Lemur poetry activity.
Finally, get the latest Mister Lemur news and events in the “What’s New in Ranomafana” section from Mister
Lemur’s home in Ranomafana. Here you can see two new book reviews of Mister Lemur’s Train of Thought and
keep up on the Family Festivals Mister Lemur is attending next weekend. Happy Reading!