Bats (Updated and Revised)

bats by gail gibbons

Presenting fascinating information on all kinds of bats, from how they use echoes to hear, to the legends that surround them and how to protect the species

Though people often think of bats as scary, bats are really shy, gentle animals. There are nearly 1000 different species of bats, and they live on every continent except Antarctica. Some are tiny, but the giant flying fox bat has a five-foot wingspan! Popular science author Gail Gibbons also discusses the efforts to protect the world's only truly flying mammals. A final page offers additional facts.---from the publisher

32 pages                          978-0823443550                               Ages 4-8

Keywords:  bats, zoology, science, informational picture book, narrative nonfiction, mammals, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, part of a series, science, Science Curriculum

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