Bats: Board Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about bats?

There are many types of bats, and you can learn all about these amazing creatures through these favorite books about bats! Some of these picks will tell you all about the smallest and biggest bats in the world, what they like to eat, how they fly at night, and why they sleep upside down. Others will take you on a bat-filled adventure. Overall I think you’ll find something new to love about bats or help your little ones realize they’re quite gentle creatures.

Boo Bat book
#1
Boo Bat
Written and illustrated by Charles Reasoner
board book
Recommend Ages: 1-3

In this book with simple rhyming text, Boo Bat flys through the night on Halloween.

Little Bat: Finger Puppet Book book
#2
Little Bat: Finger Puppet Book
Written and illustrated by ImageBooks
board book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Little Bat swoops and spins through the night sky, gathering treats before returning home again in this adorable addition to the Finger Puppet library. This fun and interactive reading experience is a great way for parents to enjoy Halloween—or any day—with their children.

I Am Bat book
#3
I Am Bat
Written and illustrated by Morag Hood
board book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

I am bat. I love cherries. They are juicy and red and delicious and… My cherries! Some of them are missing. Who took my cherries? Was it YOU?

Join the grumpily adorable Bat as he searches for his missing cherries in this vibrant and hilarious picture book

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