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Warambi

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When the home of a little bent-wing bat colony is destroyed, Warambi finds herself separated from her family and forced to shelter in a rather unusual place. Scary sounds are all around her. Danger is never far away. Will she find her way home?
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published June 6th 2010 by Working Title Press
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Anne Hamilton
Aug 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
A sensitively told story of a little, chocolate-coloured bent-wing bat whose colony is disrupted by earth-moving machines. Separated from her family, Warambi finds shelter in the pocket of a old leather jacket, hanging from a peg on an outside verandah.

The beautiful endpapers contain a wealth of information on bent-wing bats.
Angela
Jul 19, 2011 rated it really liked it
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Warambi

Aleesah Darlison & Andrew Plant


Working Title Press

ISBN 978 1 921504 28 0
RRP $24.95

Bats really are going through a bit of bad press lately and the little critters are quite misunderstood. They don’t have the endearing qualities that usually attract people to conservation, they are not beautiful or majestic, and they are not grand or cuddly. Some people find bats scary or creepy, but perhaps Warambi might change your mind.

Warambi is born deep in a forest, within a dark cave; she is the
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Lisa E
Sep 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Darlison, A. (2011). Warambi. Kingswood, S. Aust: Working Title Press.

Picture book soak Category

Awards: 2012 CBCA Notable Book Eve Pownall Award and 2012 Wilderness Society Award for Children’s Literature

Another interesting book that I discovered was Warambi. The book was written by Aleesah Darlison and illustrated by Andrew Plant. The book portrays the story of a bat that goes through a few dramatic events. Even though most of the people find bats scary the main character shows us the beauty
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Warambi by Aleesah Darlison, illustrated by Andrew Plant - I've never seen end pages of a book be so informative before! Interesting, heartbreaking story about a little bat impacted by human action on his community.
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