Bats fly into the spotlight in this exploration of such basics as where the live, how mothers raise their pups, and how they hunt for food. Included as well is a simple plan for a building a backyard bat house.
1995 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA)
Best Children's Science Books 1995 (Science Books and Films)
About the Author
Ann Earle is on the faculty of St. Michael's College. She often watches bats fly over her backyard at night. This is her first book for children. Ms. Earle lives in Richmond, VT.
Henry Cole teaches elementary science at The Langley School. This is the first of many books to come from this talented new artist. Mr. Cole live in Reston, VA.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book is appropriate for young children when being introduced the world of Bats. It covers the basic information of a bat, including anatomy, survival instincts and habitat. The book is laid out in an interesting manor with colorful pictures to keep a young elementary student interested. The book receives 5 out of 5 because it covers the basics of a bat that is easy to understand for the young child and will create a desire for further exploration.