Night Gliders

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Troll Communications, Sep 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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As most of the world settles down to sleep, the nighttime creatures are just waking up. Explore the world of one of these special creatures, the flying squirrel, as it glides, runs, and leaps through the night.

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User Review  - conuly - LibraryThing

Too many writers think that picture books have to rhyme, so they try to do that in their books, imitating, perhaps, Seuss. Unfortunately, because too many writers have no idea about poetry, the rhymes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amber_88 - LibraryThing

This is an excellent example of poetry because it has a steady rhyme and rhythm, while still portraying a clear message about the bats' adventures. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Joanne Ryder studied journalism at Marquette University. For several years she was an editor of children's books in New York, before she quit to write full-time. Ryder is an award-winning author whose books offer a unique blend of poetry and science. Her Just for a Day series invites children into the world of wild animals, ranging from a sea otter to Tyrannosaurus rex. Ryder's book, The Snail's Spell, won a New York Academy of Sciences Book Award. She has been named three times in the annual list of Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by a joint committee of the Children's Book Council and the National Science Teachers Association.

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