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Bat Loves the Night

author: Nicola Davies
illustrator: Sarah Fox-Davies

Features an audio read-along! 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.

A Common Core Text Exemplar

"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
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$8.99 / $10.00
076367334X /  9780763673345
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / EBook
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / N/A
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Animals; Adventure & Adventurers; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Nicola Davies is a zoologist and an award-winning author whose many books for children include Surprising Sharks, illustrated by James Croft; Extreme Animals: The Toughest Creatures on Earth, illustrated by Neal Layton; and Gaia Warriors. Nicola Davies lives in Wales.
illustrator’s comments:
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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