Little Red Bat

“Generating sympathy for a bat isn’t always easy. Gerber pulls it off, though, thanks to some rewarding research and an engagingly repetitive structure. A little red bat hangs among the autumn leaves and wonders if she should stay in her tree or fly south. One by one, she meets a cast of woodland creatures, each of whom has its own plan. . . . It’s a lot to think about— enjoyably visualized in a spread in which all predators appear at once—but the little bat’s careful final decision is a wise one.” – Daniel Kraus, Booklist

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