The Bat Scientists

Mary Kay Carson (Author) Tom Uhlman (Photographer)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
September 06, 2010
Pages
79
Dimensions
11.26 X 0.51 X 9.28 inches | 1.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780547199566

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About the Author

Mary Kay Carson and Tom Uhlman are the author and illustrator of Emi and the Rhino Scientist. Mary Kay has written many books for children and Tom has been a freelance photographer for twenty years. They live in Cincinnati, Ohio, with their dog Ruby where they wait each summer evening for the bats to begin circling above their backyard pond.

Reviews

"Whether describing the physics of echolocation or the present crisis of white-nose syndrome, Carson encourages readers to rethink stereotypes about creatures once scorned as flying vermin and shows how intricately their survival is tied to our own."--Booklist, starred review

"A strong scientific look at a unique and often unloved mammal and the scientists who happily investigate them"--School Library Journal

Praise for Emi and the Rhino Scientist A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year
A Parent's Choice Award Winner in Non-Fiction
A Booklist Top 10 Sci-Tech Books for Youth 2008A Booklist Top 10 Books on the Enviroment for Youth 2008
A Junior Library Guild Selection
* "Top-notch nonfiction...A captivating telescopic view of a unique animal."--Booklist, starred review * "The emphasis on reproductive science and zoo work both make this an unusual addition to the admirable Scientists in the Field series, one that should be welcome in high-school as well as middle-school libraries."--Kirkus, starred review "Through lively prose and stunning full-color photographs, readers learn how Terri Roth, an expert in endangered-species reproduction, helped Emi to give birth to the first Sumatran rhino born in captivity in more than 100 years...Like many of the entries in this popular series, Emi is an engaging and informative."--School Library Journal