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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (576 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Brian Lies Narrator: Chris Sorensen Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The New York Times bestseller Bats at the Beach flows from the gifted pen of award–winning author and illustrator Brian Lies. What could be better than a fun day at the beach with your loved ones? How about if it’s nighttime and your family members are furry, friendly bats? This charming book of rhymes is sure to become a children’s favorite.

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  • “This is the quintessential book about going to the beach complete with overflowing picnic baskets, kite flying, singing around the campfire, and scratchy sand in places where no sand should be. Kids will certainly identify with the exuberant and familiar fun, but what will get them howling is the fact that the characters are bats that are visiting the beach in the moonlight. The rhyming text is grounded in reality with many inventive twists to keep the imagination rolling.”

    School Library Journal

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Betty Sabella | 2/16/2014

    " This is a well written, and beautifully-illustrated book. It is a smart, charming book for kids of all ages. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Molly | 2/14/2014

    " I don't know why, but I've always loved bats! I think they are so cute...which is probably why I liked this book. on a crisp clear evening, bats come from across the town to have a beach outing, they do all the regular beach things...surf, sail, fly kites, have snacks...but with a bit of a twist. I think the image of 'bug-mallows' is going to stay with me for a while! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Andrea | 2/6/2014

    " Such a fun book to read with the play on words and the rhyming. Great illustrations too. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Loren | 2/4/2014

    " What a fun book! Beautifully -- and darkly -- illustrated. The moon is full and the bats gather up the family to go to the beach. They toast bug-mallows, fly each other as kites, sail in fry boxes they find in the garbage, and generally have a great time. I loved the book and Lenore indulged me with it. "

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About the Author

Brian Lies is the award-winning author-illustrator of the New York Times bestsellers Bats at the Beach, Bats at the Library, and Bats at the Ballgame. In addition, he has written and illustrated more than twenty books for children. Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Brian lives on the south shore of Massachusetts with his wife and daughter.