There are so many great children’s books about bats! Here are just a few of our favorites:
The Bat Book by Gail Gibbons
This book is a great introduction to bats for younger children. It covers all the basics about these fascinating creatures, from their anatomy and physiology to their ecology and behavior. The illustrations are wonderfully detailed and the text is easy to understand.
The Big Book of Bats by Batman
This is a must-have for any bat-loving child! It’s packed with information about all things batty, from their history and mythology to their ecology and conservation. Plus, it comes with its own bat detector so you can go out and listen for bats in your own backyard!
The Bat Poet by Randall Jarrell
This is a beautiful book of poems about bats, written by one of the great poets of the 20th century. The illustrations are simple but evocative, and the poems are moving and mysterious. This is a book to be savored slowly, savoring each poem and image.
What’s That Bat? by Mary Holland
This is a great book for kids who are already interested in bats. It covers a lot of ground, from the different types of bats to their unique abilities and behaviors. The illustrations are realistic and informative, and the text is engaging and fun.
We hope you enjoy these books about bats as much as we do!