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Keep track of Mister Lemur as he travels the country bringing laughter and learning to kids of all ages! Find out when he will be signing books in a store or school near you!


Share your Mister Lemur experience and see what others are already saying about Mister Lemur’s Train of Thought!

School Assemblies

Interested in having Mister Lemur visit your school? Invite author and illustrator team Hans and Jen Hartvickson to speak at your elementary school and share their experiences meeting lemurs in Madagascar and writing the book Mister Lemur’s Train of Thought. The 30 minute assembly educates students about the process of creating a book, the importance of planning and goal setting, and the basics of rhyme, meter and poetry. To date, Mister Lemur has visited over 30,000 students and hosted 128 assemblies at over 60 schools. Could you be next?!

Classroom Activities

Is Mister Lemur coming to your school? Get your classes excited with these engaging activities that can occur before or after a Lemur visit.

About the Authors

Learn how Stanford educated authors Hans and Jen Hartvickson discovered lemurs in Madagascar and embarked on the joint adventure of writing and illustrating Mister Lemur’s Train of Thought.


Have you fallen in love with lemurs? If so make sure to visit this section. Here you’ll find links to other organizations that love and help lemurs.

Contact Mister Lemur

Have a question or want to have Mister Lemur visit your school? Send Mister Lemur an email to get the conversation started.