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Bats Around the Clock

Written by Kathi Appelt & illustrated by Melissa Sweet
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Apr 5, 2000
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It’s fun to tell time as you dance around the clock! Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie! It’s American Batstand - a twelve-hour rock and roll extravaganza with Click Dark as your host. Decked in go-go boots and bobby sox, the buoyant bats bebop their way around the clock. And there’s a special guest appearance at the end! With their swinging text and groovy illustrations, the creators of Bat Jamboree and Bats on Parade don’t miss a beat when it comes to the basics. Telling time has never been so much fun!

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Who Wrote Bats Around the Clock

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Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt is the author of the Newbery Honoree, National Book Award finalist, PEN USA Literary Award-winning, and bestselling <i>The Underneath</i> as well as the National Book Award finalist <i>The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp</i>, <i>Maybe a Fox </i>(with Alison McGhee), <i>Keeper</i>, and many picture books including <i>Counting Crows </i>and <i>Max Attacks</i>. She has two grown children and lives in College Station, Texas, with her husband. Visit her at KathiAppelt.com.

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Who Illustrated Bats Around the Clock

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Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet has illustrated more than eighty children’s books, including the Caldecott Honor books <i>The Right Word </i>and <i>A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams</i> both written by Jen Bryant. She also wrote and illustrated <i>Tupelo Rides the Rails</i>; <i>Carmine: A Little More Red</i>, which was a <i>New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Children’s Book; and <i>Balloons Over Broadway</i>, a picture book biography that was named a 2011 <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Nonfiction Picture Book. When she is not in her studio, Melissa can be found taking an art class, hiking with her dogs, or riding her bicycle. She lives with her family in Rockport, Maine.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780688164690
Publication Date:
April 5, 2000
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
99015502
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
41256143
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0688164692
Lexile® Level:
AD800L
ATOS® Book Level:
3.5
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
43605
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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