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Bats at the beach

by Lies, Brian.

Format: Book on CD 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library Childrens' Audio Visual j CD KIT BAT
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
Collection  Childrens' Audio Visual
Call Number  j CD KIT BAT
Bats at the Beach
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "K-Gr. 2. The trope of a day at the beach is turned on its head with a family of bats that spend a night there, complete with "moon-tan lotion." Young bats play with "the stuff they find" and bury each other in the sand; older ones sing around the campfire and toast "bug-mallows" (an episode accompanied by a slightly icky image of marshmallows with legs and wings). The rhyming text, which floats white against the dark backdrops, leaves no beach activity or experience unmentioned, right down to the unpleasant feel of itchy sand "where no sand should be." The acrylic paintings are appropriately dark but never muddy, and the gently anthropomorphized bats, every strand of fur sharply delineated, follow in the cute-but-still-batlike tradition of Stellaluna 0 (1993). Readers will be swept right along until the sun comes up and the bats return home: "We sigh and snuggle close together / to dream about the moony weather." --GraceAnne DeCandido Copyright 2006 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Recorded Books new reader.
Subjects Beaches -- Fiction.
Bats -- Fiction.
Picnics -- Fiction.
Stories in rhyme.
Children's audiobooks.
Publisher Prince Frederick, MD :Recorded Books,2009
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Sorensen, Chris, narrator.
Participants/Performers Narrated by Chris Sorensen.
Audience 3 years and up.
Language English
Notes In container (23 cm.).
Title from container.
"Unabridged Fiction"--Container.
"The same text is on both discs. Disc 2 has page-turn signals"--Container.
"With tracks every 3-6 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Compact disc.
Description 2 audio discs (15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book.
ISBN 9781436189583 (kit)
1436189586 (kit)
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