There is something fascinating about bats. Children find them super creepy, yet are completely intrigued all at the same time. I always love spending a week learning about bats in the month of October. It is a great way to tie in science into the Halloween holiday. Here are my favorite bat books. Are you looking for more bat ideas, activities, and printables to do at home or in the classroom? If so click here. If you are wanting to see everything Halloween related, click here.
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
When Stellaluna becomes separated from her family and taken in by some birds, she realizes they’re more alike than she thought.
Bats Around the Clock by Kathi Appelt
It’s Click Dark and this is American Batstand – Telling time has never been so much fun!
Bats by Gail Gibbons
An introduction to bats and their amazing abilities.
Bat Jamborree by Kathi Applet
A group of performing bats entertains the crowd in this rhyming counting book.
Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies
Join a group of bats on a nighttime trip to the beach!
Bats by Elizabeth Carney
Discover the bat’s unique place in the natural world in this beautifully photographed book.
Bat Loves the Night by Nicola Davies
A charming and beautiful story about a bat and its hunt for food in the night.
Nightsong by Ari Burke
Explore the concepts of independence, fear, and trusting one’s instincts in this story of a bat finding its way home.
Bats (Nocturnal Animals) by Angelique Johnson
Learn about bats and how they are adapted to life in the dark.
Little Red Bat by Carole Gerber
Join a young bat on its journey through a seasonal dilemma.
A Place for Bats by Melissa Stewart
Introduce young readers to how their actions can protect or harm the environment and bat populations.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat by Lucille Colandro
A spooky twist on a classic!
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