Bed, Bats, & Beyond

By Holub, Joan & GALLAGHER-COLE, MERNIE

Publishers Summary:
Fang, a bat, is having a tough time getting to sleep. His brother Fink decides he needs a story - a scary story. Now Fan really can't get to sleep. Next, brother Batrick thinks he has the answer - an adventurous pirate story! Fang is so excited that he is even more wide awak. Then sister Batsy offers a dramatic romance story about Cleobatra. That's even worse! How will Fang finally get to sleep? There's one story yet to hear . . . will it be the one that works?

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978-1-58196-077-8
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2008

Gr 2-3 Even after counting mosquitoes and spiders, young Fink, a bat, is unable to fall asleep, so his family members take turns telling him stories. His brother Fang starts out with a scary story about Swamp Owl, who likes to eat bats and chants, "Bats with sprinkles./Bats on toast./Bats are what/I love the most!" Older brother Batrick contributes an adventure tale about a screwball pirate captain who calls his crew "scurvy navels" and gives zany commands such as "Hoist the decks!" and "Swab the sails!" F...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2009

Young bat Fink is suffering from insomnia. His siblings, Fang, Batrick, and Batsy, spin yarns to help lull him to sleep...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on October 1, 2008

Joan Holub's bats and their true-to-life family dynamic are endearing and amusing. In each chapter, a family member shares (and stars in) a tale that reveals his or her interests and personality, but it is not until Mom Bat soothes her little ones with a tranquil bedtime story that the bats finally fall asleep. Throughout each story, Holub blends straightforward language with witty wordpl...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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