Bats (New & Updated Edition)

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Holiday House, Sep 24, 2019 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Presenting fascinating information on all kinds of bats, from how they use echoes to hear, to the legends that surround them and how to protect the species

Though people often think of bats as scary, bats are really shy, gentle animals. There are nearly 1000 different species of bats, and they live on every continent except Antarctica. Some are tiny, but the giant flying fox bat has a five-foot wingspan! Popular science author Gail Gibbons also discusses the efforts to protect the world's only truly flying mammals. A final page offers additional facts.

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User Review  - BlaireEHill - LibraryThing

Don't know a lot about bats? The book Bats is an informative book about the lifespan of bats, as well as the different types of bats that exist. The drawings that are in this book provide different examples of the lifestyle as well as the eating habits of bats. Read full review

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User Review  - rebeccarodela - LibraryThing

Bats by Gail Gibbons is an insightful book about the various species of bats that exist. It provides great coverage on bats and comprehensive information that is easily interpreted and absorbed by ... Read full review

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About the author (2019)

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." Ms. Gibbons has published more than 100 informational titles, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly, all fully vetted by experts. Her many honors include the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.

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