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

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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

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This was another informational book that was neat to read and learn about the differences and similarities between bats. I actually learned stuff from reading this book so that was a nice feeling. The ... Read full review

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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.

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