Bat Loves the Night

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Candlewick Press, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 28 pages
"A charming and informative story about a pipistrelle bat. . . . Offers vivid descriptions of the animal's flight, its navigational skills, and the hunt for food." -- School Library Journal

Night has fallen, and Bat awakens to find her evening meal. Follow her as she swoops into the shadows, shouting and flying, the echoes of her voice creating a sound picture of the world around her. When morning light creeps into the sky, Bat returns to the roost to feed her baby . . . and to rest until nighttime comes again. Bat loves the night!
Back matter includes an index.

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User Review  - Lisapier - LibraryThing

This book is an picture book that describes bats. It explains their bodies and the function of each part in relation to its form. It explains in simple terms how bats communicate, hunt and reproduce ... Read full review

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User Review  - SarahLinfield - LibraryThing

Great book especially for bat lovers. Students will learn facts about bats along with reading some interesting texts. There is poetry and a lot of interesting facts all mixed into this book. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Nicola Davies loves to be out under the stars watching bats, and is lucky enough to live in a cottage with pipistrelles in its roof. Nicola Davies is also the author of BIG BLUE WHALE, ONE TINY TURTLE, and WILD ABOUT DOLPHINS.

Sarah Fox-Davies has illustrated many picture books for children, including LITTLE CARIBOU, which she also wrote, and WALK WITH A WOLF by Janni Howker. While painting the illustrations for this book, Sarah Fox-Davies says that a pipistrelle bat flew into her studio—and right onto her desk!

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