Author/Illustrator: Jane Brett
Publisher: Penguin Group
Publication Date: 2005
Awards: Monarch Award: Children’s K-3 Choice Award, and Publishers Weekly (Starred Review).
Audience: Gr. K-3
Overview: One day Badger would not share his honey with the Honeyguide. So, the Honeyguide leads Badger to an acacia tree, and a mean, ferocious, lion begins to chase him. Badger reaches his burrow safely, and learns an important lesson about sharing honey!
Activity: Taste honey or something made with honey. Have students brainstorm all the different ways there is to eat honey. Compile a class list and hang it up in the classroom.
Reviewer’s Name: Amie Lauriello
Posted by Dr. Deb L. Marciano at 10/08/2007