Intended for ages 7-10, this is a Book and an Audio CD pack. From blood-sucking vampire bats to mango-eating fruit bats, this book tackles bat myths and teaches children about: the bat family tree; their bodies; bat communication; how they fly, sleep, eat, and reproduce; and, their role in nature for pest control and plant pollination. The CD is a narration of the printed book with entertaining sound effects to guide the reader. The approximate running time is 30 minutes.
Table of Contents
What is a Bat?; Bat Family Tree; A Bat's Body; Echo-Echo-Echolocation; Sight and Smell; On the Wing; Hanging Out; Roosting Habits; Bat Food; Vampire Bats; Hey Baby!; Growing Up; Bats in Nature; Bat Chat; Words to Know; Index.