Welcome to our #NonfictionMonday creature feature!
Fast bat facts:
- Distinctive trait: The only flying mammal
- Diet: Insects, fruit and even animal blood
- Special talent: Sleeping upside down
Want more facts about bats and other creepy-crawlies? Make sure you check out Elise Gravel’s Disgusting Critters series! They’re on promotion at Indigo in-store and online for buy 2 get the 3rd free from now until March 2, 2020.
By Elise Gravel
Ages 6-9 | Tundra Books
The Bat covers habitat (bats live everywhere except Antarctica!), species (there are over 1,200 kinds of bats), echolocation, hibernation (bats hibernate just like bears!), conservation (don’t disturb a sleeping bat!) and much more. Although silly and off-the-wall, The Bat contains factual information that will both amuse and teach at the same time.