Bats!: Strange and Wonderful

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Bats are among the world's most misunderstood animals. This book gives readers an inside look at the earth's only flying mammals. Readers discover how bats can pluck insects from the air, fish from the water, and help giant trees and other tropical plants to reproduce, among other fascinating facts. Featuring stunning illustrations, this is a great introduction to an extraordinary mammal.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 12/1/2009
  • Pages: 32
  • Reading Level: Age 7 and Up

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If you were a bat... you could stay up all night. You could hang by your thumbs, or hang upside down by your toenails.

You're not a bat, but you can read about them in Laurence Pringle's fascinating look at earth's only flying mammals. Learn how bats can pluck insects from the air, and even fish from the water. Discover how bats help giant trees and other tropical plants to reproduce, and gobble up pesky mosquitoes. Find out, too, how you can help to protect bats and their homes.

Dozens of bats swoop through Meryl Henderson's striking illustrations. The colorful art and clear, concise text together demonstrate that bats may be strange, but that they are wonderful too, and well worth saving.

About the Author:

Laurence Pringle is the recipient of three major awards for his body of work--the Eva L. Gordon Award for Children's Science Literature, the Washington Post--Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award, and a Lifetime Achievement Prize from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He lives in West Nyack, New York.

Meryl Henderson has illustrated most of the books in the Strange and Wonderful series. She lives in upstate New York.

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