Bat Jamboree
Bat Jamboree

Bat Jamboree

Written by Kathi Appelt & illustrated by Melissa Sweet
4 - 8
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Sep 24, 1998
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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: DD1 bat sang.DD2 bats flapped. DD3 bats cha-cha-edDD4 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.

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bats  counting and numbersmammalsperforming artsthe theater

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Book Details

Publication Date
September 24, 1998
HarperCollins Publishers
Page Count
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Reading Age
4 - 8 years
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