Bats by Sandra Markle
Biggest! Littlest!

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Why is the world of bats so varied? The littlest bat is as light as a penny. The biggest bat can have a wingspan as long as a bathtub. Some bats have little flaps on their noses. Others have huge ears. The unique traits of each species help it survive in its special place in nature . . . but how? Using eye-popping photographs of strange bats from around the world, Bats: Biggest! Littlest! feeds young readers’ curiosity and is certain to prompt stimulating discussions for days.


About Sandra Markle

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Sandra Markle is a former elementary school science teacher and the author of many award-winning books for children. She has been named Georgia Author of the Year five times and was honored as one of Women in Technology International’s Women of the Year for her contributions to science and technology. Markle has also created highly acclaimed science specials for CNN and PBS as well as an award-winning Internet-based education program funded by the National Science Foundation. She lives in New Zealand with her husband, Skip Jeffery.  
Published March 1, 2013 by Boyds Mills Press. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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May 14 2013 | Read Full Review of Bats: Biggest! Littlest!

Gr 2–5—Markle returns to the world of bats in this simply written introduction to a fascinating array of flitterers. Using size as a starting point, she goes on to explain the benefits of being large or small, and the adaptations bats have made in their chosen habitats and lifestyles over the mil...

Jun 01 2013 | Read Full Review of Bats: Biggest! Littlest!

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