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Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 83,759 Ratings and 1,390 Reviews

Book Description
Baby bat Stellaluna's life is flitting along right on schedule--until an owl attacks her mother one night, knocking the bewildered batlet out of her mother's loving grasp. The tiny bat is lucky enough to land in a nest of baby birds, but her whole world has just turned upside down. Literally. Stellaluna's adoptive bird mom accepts her into her nest, but only on the condition that Stellaluna will ... More
Book Information
PublisherHarcourt Children's Books
BindingHardcover (18 editions)
Reading LevelBaby to Pre-K
# of Pages46
Publication Date04/30/1993
The Creators
About Janell Cannon (Author) : Janell Cannon is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Janell Cannon include Stellaluna, Verdi, Pinduli / Pinduli.
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1/28/2012 Christina Pannell said: This is one of my all time favorite books from childhood and the author who i try to emulate with my own work.
tags: Inspired me, I read

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5/19/2010 Heather Kephart said: Different, but very nice! I thought my son wouldn't like this, but he really did. He kept asking questions, like "Why are they hanging upside-down?"
tags: I recommend, I read

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6/5/2009 Amira Qattan said:
This captivating story about a baby bat named Stellaluna manages to make an endearing impression of a creature otherwise thought of as scary. At the beginning of the story Stellaluna is separated from her mother during an attack of an owl. Stellaluna drops into a birds nest and quickly adapts to the... more

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4/5/2009 Michelle Emery said: Inspirational. Love the format and attention to details in story and pictures. Each one is a work of art. Love Stellaluna.
tags: Inspired me

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3/5/2008 Terry Doherty said: "We like the story ... and the fact that it's not your usual animal character. There's plenty to learn
tags: fiction

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