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The Bat

by Elise Gravel
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: nocturnal, science & nature

Hilarious illustrated non-fiction about bats perfect for beginning readers. Conversational text and silly illustrations will have you up all night reading about the only flying mammal on Earth!

Fast bat facts:
    Distinctive trait: The only flying mammal
    Diet: Insects, fruit and even animal blood
    Special talent: Sleeping upside dow …

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In the Dark

The Science of What Happens at Night

by Lisa Deresti Betik, illustrated by Josh Holinaty
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: nocturnal, astronomy

Ever wonder what happens when you go to sleep at night? Discover all that's still going on in the world after dark, in this intriguing, fact-packed introduction to the science of night.

What happens when we go to sleep at night? Now young readers can find out, in this entertaining exploration of the science of night. Nocturnal animals are hunting fo …

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Bat Citizens

Defending the Ninjas of the Night

by Rob Laidlaw
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, animal welfare, social activists, zoology, nocturnal

From the award-winning author of No Shelter Here: Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs and Cat Champions: Caring for our Feline Friends comes an inspiring book about bats, their importance to a wide range of ecosystems, and the young “bat citizens” who are engaged in conservation efforts around the world.

In Bat Citizens: Defending the Ninja …

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Be a Night Detective

Solving the Mysteries of Twilight, Dusk, and Nightfall

by Peggy Kochanoff
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: biology, curiosities & wonders, nocturnal

Why are moths drawn to light at night? Why do some flowers only bloom under the moon? Are stars really falling from the sky?

Naturalist and artist Peggy Kochanoff answers these questions and more in this illustrated guide to solving nature mysteries after dark. From the author of Silver Birch-nominated Be a Wilderness Detective and Hackmatack-nomina …

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Night animals

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k
tagged: beginner, nocturnal

Owls, raccoons, bats, and fireflies are featured in this intriguing book about nocturnal animals. Simple text introduces children to these nighttime hunters and the special senses they possess that help them find food in the dark.

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Baby Raccoons

by Bobbie Kalman
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: nocturnal, mammals

Close-up images of adorable raccoon kits, or babies, accompany the basic facts about these familiar mammals. Children will learn about the parts of the body, how babies are raised by their mothers after they are born, and how raccoons survive in forests, wetlands, and even cities.

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