A Bat Cave: An Abecedarian Bedtime Chronicle lets young readers hang with bats as it follows the flying mammals from their lairs into the night air. Sparse, poetic text by acclaimed children’s book author Carole Boston Weatherford unfolds in alphabetical order to cover such “bat-tributes” as fangs, echolocation, nocturnal feeding, and sleeping upside down. Digital art by newcomer Jeffery Weatherford depicts various bats and habitats. Fact-filled back matter offers more information about these intriguing animals. For ages 2-7.
|Publisher:||Great Brain Entertainment|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||1 MB|
|Age Range:||3 - 5 Years|
About the Author
New York Times best-selling author Carole Boston Weatherford has 40 books, including Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, winner of an NAACP Image Award, Coretta Scott King Award and Caldecott Honor Medal. Her young adult debut Becoming Billie Holiday and picture book Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane won Coretta Scott King Honors. Birmingham, 1963 won the Jefferson Cup and Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award, and The Sound that Jazz Makes won the Carter G. Woodson Award from National Council for the Social Studies. Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-ins and Remember the Bridge: Poems of a People won the North Carolina Juvenile Literature Award. Among her recent releases are The Beatitudes: From Slavery to Civil Rights and First Pooch: The Obamas Pick a Pet. She teaches at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. Visit her online at http://cbweatherford.com