Front Cover
Holiday House, Jan 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
20 Reviews
Provides a detailed look at the diverse types of bats in the world while exploring their physical characteristics, survival skills, and more.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: Bats

User Review  - Alison - Goodreads

This is a wonderfully crafted book that provides wonderful information about bats. This book really captures the readers interest through illustrations and use of voice. I would love for my students to use this book in a research writing project. Read full review

Review: Bats

User Review  - Andrea Campbell - Goodreads

This book gives a great explanation of the different species of bats. The illustrations make it easy for children to connect with the content of the book. It would be a great science topic. Read full review

About the author (1999)

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

Bibliographic information