Storytime: Bats

But Who Will Bell The Cats? by Cynthia von Buhler

But Who Will Bell The Cats? by Cynthia von Buhler

But Who Will Bell The Cats? by Cynthia von Buhler

Finally, the solution to Aesop’s age-old question: Who will bell the cats? Mouse and his friend, Brown Bat, are determined to get out of the basement and into the banquet hall to join the fun and frolicking there. But escape won’t be easy with the cats blocking their efforts . . . It will take many attempts and a surprising solution for Mouse and Bat to succeed.

Bats at the Library by Brian Lies

Bats at the Library by Brian Lies

Bats at the Library by Brian Lies

Another inky evening’s here- The air is cool and calm and clear. Can it be true? Oh, can it be? Yes!-Bat Night at the library! Join the free-for-all fun at the public library with these book-loving bats! Shape shadows on walls, frolic in the water fountain, and roam the book-filled halls until it’s time for everyone, young and old, to settle down into the enchantment of story time.

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bat by Lucille Colandro & illustrated by Jared Lee

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bat by Lucille Colandro & illustrated by Jared Lee

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Bat by Lucille Colandro & illustrated by Jared Lee

This spooky twist on the wildly popular “There Was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly” is perfect for fun Halloween reading! What won’t this old lady swallow? This time around, a bat, an owl, a cat, a ghost, a goblin, some bones, and a wizard are all on the menu! This Halloween-themed twist on the classic “little old lady” books will delight and entertain all brave readers who dare to read it!

Littlebat's Halloween Story by Diane Mayr & illustrated by Gideon Kendall

Littlebat's Halloween Story by Diane Mayr & illustrated by Gideon Kendall

Littlebat’s Halloween Story by Diane Mayr & illustrated by Gideon Kendall

When Littlebat gets so excited by a picture in a book that he loses his grip and plummets into the room below, his mother advises him to stay in the public library’s attic instead of poking his head through a hole to listen to story time.

Batbaby by Robert Quackenbush

Batbaby by Robert Quackenbush

Batbaby by Robert Quackenbush

On his first solo flight, Batbaby gets caught in a rainstorm, is blown into Squirrel’s tree, and gets into all sorts of trouble before he finally falls asleep. In the morning Batbaby returns home where he must go to bed again! With a sweet surprise ending, this is a story that kids will enjoy for both its humor and the energetic artwork that is a new direction for this veteran author/illustrator. 

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages of notes at the end of the story provide factual information about bats.

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