Publisher Description - Inside front cover:
Quick, call out!
Tell all you can reach:
the night is just perfect for
bats at the beach!
So pack your buckets, banjoes, and blankets - don’t forget the moon-tan lotion - and wing with this bunch of fuzzy bats to where foamy sea and soft sand meet.
Brian Lies enchanting art and cheery beachside verse will inspire bedtime imaginations again and again. Come visit a bedazzling world of moonlight, firelight, and . . . bats!
From the Back Cover:
“Brilliant, brilliant paintings . . . . just a whiz-bang summer book, anytime book. Everybody should look at this.” - Daniel Pinkwater, NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday.
More praise for Bats at the Beach, a New York Times bestseller:
“Pefrect for sharing with younglings of the wingless sort” - Kirkus Reviews
“Fetching . . . [A} wonderful read-alound” - Newsday
“Where the book truly soars is in the dark yet luminescent art, where bat wings glow in the light of the full moon and the sky is a steely blue. The faces on the bats are furry and friendly . . . . A grand adventure.”