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Little Red Bat

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Red bats are the only bat species that can hibernate or migrate. Should this solitary little bat stay or should she go? That's the question the little red bat ponders as the leaves fall and the nights get colder! The squirrel tells her to stay. But what about the dangerous creatures that hunt red bats in winter? The sparrow urges her to go. But where? Carole Gerber takes ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 10th 2010 by Arbordale Publishing
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Lyn
Jun 28, 2012 Lyn rated it it was amazing

The red bat doesn’t live in caves. It’s a tree bat. In this story the little red bat falls to the ground when the autumn leaf she’s clinging to is hit by a cold gust of wind. It must be time to migrate. But she’s not sure she wants to migrate.

On the ground the little red bat meets a talkative squirrel who compliments her ability to camouflage herself in the forest. The red bat is a solitary animal, except during hibernation and mating, but the little red bat in this story meets many animals on t
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Terry
Little Kid Reaction: "It's so tiny." After proclaiming this was a "little kids' book," our 11-year-old jumped right in. She didn't all of the text, but she spent a lot of time with the illustrations, picking out some of the activities that weren't part of the text.

Big Kid Reaction: This was a fascinating book. When Little Red Bat fell off the leaf at the beginning, I thought the author had overstated the reality of a bat hanging from a leaf. Although the text was a little stilted for my taste, I
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Melanie
Oct 21, 2010 Melanie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens
Excellent source of information on red bats, and other creatures that live in the forest. The illustrations are wonderful, too!

The little red bat, falls to the ground, when the branch she is hanging from, breaks. She hides, as she hears sounds of other animals, because she is scared and shy. She meets other animals, who warn her, what other animals to stay away from, if she decides to stay in the forest, for the winter.
John
Sep 12, 2010 John rated it liked it
Shelves: science
This sounds superficial but I would have enjoyed LITTLE RED BAT more if it had a different type style.
Kate
Sep 16, 2011 Kate rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As the parent of a kid who LOVES bats, this is a good book that taught him more than just bats are the only mammal that can fly and use echolocation. Very well done and very informative.
Tina Bartholoma
only bat species that migrates or hibernates, forest animals preparing for winter, informational picture book
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Good book, shows what different animals do in the fall.
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