Bats at the Library

Bats at the Library

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Houghton Mifflin Company Another inky evening's here-- The air is cool and calm and clear.
Can it be true? Oh, can it be?
Yes!--Bat Night at the library!

Join the free-for-all fun at the public library with these book-loving bats! Shape shadows on walls, frolic in the water fountain, and roam the book-filled halls until it's time for everyone, young and old, to settle down into the enchantment of story time. Brian Lies' joyful critters and their nocturnal celebration cast library visits in a new light. Even the youngest of readers will want to join the batty book-fest!
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008.
ISBN: 9780618999231
Branch Call Number: j P ARTS LIES B
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

SCL_Mallory Jul 23, 2018

Ever wonder what would happen if bats got into the library? Find out in the great picture book. This fun and humorous story will bring smiles to children and adults alike.

Nov 04, 2016

Clever! A must-read, especially at Halloween time. Having had a few real bats in the attic over the last few years, one appreciates them a bit more when they are characterized as wanting to get closer to humans in order to read good stories.

forbesrachel Sep 02, 2012

I love the references to other books. There are some nice little details too, like the book is upside down for the bats to read. The author has a very good sense of rhyme.

YogiMumma Jul 11, 2012

Great book! I loved it most but both boys enjoyed the rhyming and content :)

Jul 11, 2011

Cute little book about the night the bats invade the local public library. Nice illustrations.

Jun 04, 2011

An excellent book by an artist who decided to write a story that he would enjoy illustrating. The pictures are great and the story is written in rhyme, and is fairly short and to the point.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at LPL

To Top