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The Bat Can Bat: A Book of True Homonyms

Written & illustrated by Gene Barretta
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Playing a variety of sports, an assortment of animals introduces words that sound and are spelled the same but have different meanings, such as “bat,” a flying mammal, and “bat,” an implement for hitting a baseball.

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Gene Barretta

Gene Barretta is an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books. Among his honors are the Carolyn W. Field Award and the Bank Street Cook Prize Honor. His books include Lincoln and Kennedy: A Pair to Compare, Now & Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, and Dear Deer: A Book of Homophones. Gene has contributed illustration and animation to Sesame Street and Between the Lions. He has also designed characters for the Jim Henson Company. He lives in Bryn Mawr, PA. You can visit him online at

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