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Bats on the Bedstead
 
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Norma Tadlock Johnson
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Bats on the Bedstead

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"What are you doing in this house?"

Ricky's mouth fell open. Hanging from its toes at the foot of the bed was this weird-looking creature with mean little shiny black eyes. A bat!

"We got rid of you humans before. You're not wanted in our house!"

Ricky and his family had just moved in. why did the bat think this was its house? It's beady little eyes got meaner.

"Just consider
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Published (first published April 1987)
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Susan
Jul 15, 2011 Susan rated it really liked it
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Ricky and his family have just moved from the town he has lived in since he was born. The first night in their new home, Ricky is visited by an evil talking bat who tells him the family must move--or else. Of course, no one believes Ricky, and his parents take him to a psychiatrist. More and more bats come, all threatening him. Are the bats real or is Ricky having psychological problems because of the move?

Ms. Johnson has made this book very believable. The reader can empathize with Ricky's havi
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Jul 11, 2011 Whitney rated it it was amazing
Another kids' book that creeped me out.
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Norma Tadlock Johnson's publishing history began with four romance novels co-written with her daughter, Janice Kay Johnson (herself a multi-published author of books in the romance, historical mystery, young adult and picture book categories) as Kay Kirby. These were followed by two romantic suspense novels on her own (Walker and Co). She then switched to writing for middle-grade children, and pub ...more
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