Honey... Honey... Lion!

Honey... Honey... Lion!

A Story from Africa

by Jan Brett
Publisher: Puffin Books
Reprint, ©2014, ISBN: 9780147513526
Trade Paperback, 32 pages
Price: $7.99

For as long as anyone can remember, the honeyguide bird and the African honey badger have been partners when it comes to honey: Honeyguide finds the honeycomb, Badger breaks it open, and they share the sweetness inside.

But one day, greedy Badger keeps all the honey for himself, making Honeyguide very irate!

So Honeyguide hatches a plan. The next day, she leads Badger on a fast chase—not for honey, but for an altogether different surprise. As they swim across a pond, push through a thicket of reeds, leap over a huge termite mound, and more, a menagerie of exotic animals passes the news along in a kind of animal Bush Telegraph. Finally Badger faces a lift-the-flap page, revealing the twist that teaches Badger a lesson. Can you guess who's under that flap?

Set in the African plains, Honey . . . Honey . . . Lion! is a fantastic read-aloud that will surely become a family favorite for readers of all ages.

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