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Bats at the Beach
Bats at the Beach

Written and illustrated by Brian Lies
Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006
ISBN 0-618-55744-X

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!

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award
•  Maine Chickadee Award 2008–honor


• New Hampshire Ladybug Award
• 2009 California Young Reader Medal
•  Grand Canyon Reader Award (AZ)
•  Volunteer State Book Award (TN)



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NEW: Lap Board Book version of Bats at the Beach. Includes a new bat song, and “sheet music.”

Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies