“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.
Dusky watercolor-and-pencil illustrations add enigmatic beauty; bat facts appear in a different typeface and illuminate the narrative. —Publishers Weekly
Lovely, atmospheric watercolor-and-pencil illustrations show surprising detail and succeed in making an oft-maligned animal appear realistically fuzzy and appealing. A small index concludes this attractive, well-written introduction to a bat’s world. —Booklist
…this is a beautifully designed and thoughtfully executed informational storybook. —Kirkus Reviews
The lovely, detailed illustrations are almost as informative as the text. —Teaching K-8
Finely detailed illustrations. —New York Times Book Review, The
A charming and informative story about a pipistrelle bat….This beautiful and fact-filled selection is distinguished by excellent writing and art. —School Library Journal