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The Bat-Poet

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 582 Ratings and 87 Reviews

Book Description
Randall Jarrell's The Bat-Poet is the story of an artist. Although the bat-poet may look like a furry mouse with wings, he swells with an artistic sensibility. One day, he discovers how amazing it is to stay awake during daylight hours, exploring things mostly unseen by standard, nocturnal bats. But when he tries to get his bat friends to stay awake with him, they say, "Day's to sleep in." A... More
Book Information
PublisherSan Val
BindingSchool & Library Binding (34 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100833513346
ISBN-13978-0833513342
Publication Date11/1996
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About Randall Jarrell (Author) : Randall Jarrell is a published author, editor, and a translator of children's books and adult books. Some of the published credits of Randall Jarrell include The Animal Family, Gingerbread Rabbit, The... more
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About Maurice Sendak (Illustrator) : Maurice Sendak is a published author, editor, illustrator, and a photographer of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Maurice Sendak include Where the Wild Things A... more
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6/23/2009 Smyth Laura said: This is one of my all time favorite kids books. If you've never read it (or read it to a child) I highly recommend it. A great way to introduce children to poetry through a charming story of a young, poet-writing bat.
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