This fact-filled, colorful look at the amazing world of bats includes a call to action to protect these creatures and their habitats.Part of the acclaimed series from this author and illustrator team, A Place for Bats uses simple yet informative language to introduce young readers to the ways human action or inaction can affect bat populations. Describing various examples, the text provides an intriguing look at bats, the ecosystems that support their survival, and the efforts of some people to save them. At the end of the book, the award-winning author, Melissa Stewart offers readers suggestions for what they can do to help protect these special creatures in their own communities.
"With simple yet eloquent text and lovely realistic paintings, Melissa Stewart and Higgins Bond show readers what can be done to make sure that there will always be A Place for Bats... Affecting and empowering, this book might inspire kids to take a closer look at the environmental issues in their own backyard and get involved."
Melissa Stewart is the author of more than 150 science books for children, including ten National Geographic Readers. Feathers: Not Just for Flying was an ALA Notable Book for Children, as well as a winner of the Cybils Award for Nonfiction and the Nerdy Book Club Award for Nonfiction. No Monkeys, No Chocolate was a Junior Library Guild selection, a Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2013 pick, and a NSTA and CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book. Stewart is also the coauthor (with Nancy Chesley) of Perfect Pairs: Using Fiction & Nonfiction Picture Books to Teach Life Science, K-2.
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