Bat Jamboree (Paperback)

By Kathi Appelt, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator), Kathi Appelt (Illustrator)
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Description


The Bat Jamboree was held early this year, at the old drive-in movie not too far from here. It was standing room only as the houselights went down. The spotlight came up -- there wasn't a sound! Then: 1 bat sang.2 bats flapped. 3 bats cha-cha-ed4 bats tapped.

Every year a troupe of 55 buoyant bats comes up with 10 fabulous acts to entertain and instruct an enthusiatic audience. And every year the bats top themselves when they perform the grandest finale of all . . .

With its exuberant text and enchanting illustrations, Bat Jamboree is both a counting book and a thrilling theatrical event.

About the Author


Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award-winning, and bestselling "The Underneath" as well as the National Book Award finalist "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp", "Keeper", and many picture books. She has two grown children and lives in Texas with her husband. Visit her at KathiAppelt.com.

Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly 100 children's books from board books to picture books and nonfiction titles. Her collages and paintings have appeared in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living, on Madison Park Greetings and Smilebox cards, and on a line of eeBoo toys. She received a Caldecott Honor Medal for a River of Words by Jen Bryant and two New York Times Best Illustrated citations.

Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award-winning, and bestselling "The Underneath" as well as the National Book Award finalist "The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp", "Keeper", and many picture books. She has two grown children and lives in Texas with her husband. Visit her at KathiAppelt.com.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780688161675
ISBN-10: 0688161677
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: September 24th, 1998
Pages: 32
Language: English