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The Bat (Disgusting Critters) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 8 in the Disgusting Critters series.


Hilarious illustrated nonfiction about bats perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the only flying mammal on Earth!

Fast bat facts:
  • Distinctive trait: The only flying mammal
  • Diet: Insects, fruit and even animal blood
  • Special talent: Sleeping upside down

  • The Bat covers habitat (bats live everywhere except Antarctica!), species (there are over 1,200 kinds of bats), echolocation, hibernation (bats hibernate just like bears!), conservation (don't disturb a sleeping bat!) and much more. Although silly and off-the-wall, The Bat contains factual information that will both amuse and teach at the same time.

    About the Author

    ELISE GRAVEL is an award-winning author-illustrator from Quebec. She has won a Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration in French, and is well known for her original, wacky picture books and graphic novels. After completing her studies in graphic design, Elise found herself quickly swept up into the glamorous world of illustration. Her old design habits drive her to work a little text here and there into her drawings and she loves to handle the design of her assignments from start to finish. She is inspired by social causes and likes projects that can handle a good dose of eccentricity.

    Praise For…

    Starred Selection for the 2020 CCBC Best Books for Kids and Teens Fall Issue

    Product Details
    ISBN: 9780735266483
    ISBN-10: 0735266484
    Publisher: Tundra Books
    Publication Date: February 4th, 2020
    Pages: 32
    Language: English
    Series: Disgusting Critters

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