Pippa's First Summer
Pippa, a big brown bat, and her brother Click are born in the rafters of an old red barn. In this upper elementary reader, follow Pippa throughout her first summer. The story chronicles the hurdles and accomplishments of the young bat as she learns to communicate, to fly using echolocation, to become independent, and to survive difficult encounters with the world of people. Based on the real lives of big brown bats, the stories are accompanied by charming illustrations. The book provides an opportunity for readers to understand and appreciate these common nighttime neighbors.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - karafrib - LibraryThing
What is it like to be a young bat? That question receives answers in spades in Catherine Badgley’s book, Pippa’s First Summer. Pippa and her twin brother Click are born in a barn on a farm. They spend ... Read full review
Review: Pippa's First SummerUser Review - Donna Hunt - Goodreads
Cute bat story true to factual bat life put in a simple way for children to both learn and enjoy! Read full review