Strange and Wonderful

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Baker & Taylor
A fascinating look at earth's only flying mammal demonstrates how bats help the environment by eating mosquitoes, aiding in plant reproduction, and more, through concise text and striking illustrations.

Perseus Publishing
Laurence Pringle takes a fascinating look at earth's only flying mammal in this fun and informative Parents' Choice Award book. Readers will learn how bats can pluck insects from the air, and even fish from the water. They will discover how bats help giant trees and other tropical plants to reproduce, and gobble up pesky mosquitoes. They will find out, too, how you can help to protect bats and their homes. Dozens of bats swoop through Meryl Henderson's striking illustrations. The colorful art and clear, concise text together demonstrate that bats may be strange, but that they are wonderful too, and well worth saving.

& Taylor

A look at Earth's only flying mammal describes the various kinds of bats and how they live, and demonstrates how bats help the environment by eating mosquitoes and aiding in plant reproduction
Introduces the behavior and unique characteristics of a wide variety of bats throughout the world and mentions some reasons and ways people are working to protect them.

Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Boyds Mills Press, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781563973277
Branch Call Number: J 599.4 PR
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Henderson, Meryl


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lakevilla_IDOL Oct 25, 2012

This book is all about bats. I would recommend this book to someone who likes animals, bats, or would like to learn more about bats. This has lots of interesting details and facts. Did you know there's multiple kinds of bats? Did you know some bats can walk? Bats don't always come out during the night. Some come out during the day too even! This book is great for all ages of people who want to learn more about bats and would like to learn little things like when they come out or what they eat to even the types and how big they can get!


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violet_giraffe_225 Jul 20, 2012

violet_giraffe_225 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 7


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