In a powerful book set in post-World War II Oregon, sixth graders from rival towns prepare for the 50th annual softball game. Two of the players - a Japanese American who spent the war in an internment camp and a girl whose father was killed at Pearl Harbor - collide with tragic results on the day of the big game.
For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be full of surprises - some of them good, some not so good. Today, though, is a good-surprise day. Bat's mom, a veterinarian, has brought home a baby skunk, which she needs to take care of until she can hand him over to a wild-animal shelter. But the minute Bat meets the kit, he knows they belong together. And he's got one month to show his mom that a baby skunk might just make a pretty terrific pet.
Annie's dog sitting for her new neighbor, but her creepy apartment manager, Anthony Spiggottini, accuses her of violating the "No Dogs Allowed" lease, and threatens to evict her. She's at a Halloween party when Anthony busts into her place, and literally lets the dog and cat out! She'd gladly have killed him, but someone beats her to it. Now Annie's desperately searching for her lost cat while dealing with Anthony's ghost, who refuses to accept he's dead.
"Cupcakes, Bats, and Scare-dy Cats"
The famished old lady swallows a bat, a ghost, an owl, a goblin, and other Halloween treats in this silly, Halloween take on the classic story.
Very few people ever enter the Shadow Woods, for these woods are like no others. Hidden deep within them is the Gateway to the Shadow Realm – a dark and chaotic world where all kinds of gruesome creatures live…. On her tenth birthday, tomboy Sophie learns she is the Guardian of the magical gateway, and that her destiny is to protect the human world from the goblins, trolls and evil sprites that inhabit the Shadow Woods. Each book sees Sophie having to outwit weird and terrifying creatures from the Shadow Woods, and here, Sophie takes on the Bat Sprites!
The New York Times best-selling author of Bats at the Beach, Brian Lies crafts heartwarming tales that allow young listeners’ imaginations to soar. With infectious rhymes, Lies also packs lots of laughs into his stories about a group of young bats who are always looking for fun. Here, the crew takes to the diamond for an exciting game of baseball. It’s time for the bat all-star game, and our loveable heroes are ready to cheer on their favorite players. The grass is mowed and the scoreboard is lit up, so grab a mothdog, your best mitt, and a bat - the wooden kind - and join the gang at the ballpark for an unforgettable night of strikeouts and home runs.
In seinen neuen Kriminalfällen muss der dunkle Held noch einmal all seine Kräfte aufbringen: Viele Schurken sind aus dem Gefängnis in Gotham City ausgebrochen, darunter der gerissene Riddler, der mit Hilfe des magischen Kobolds Bat-Mite Batman in eine Falle locken will. Der schizophrene Two-Face hat jedoch ganz andere Pläne mit dem Superhelden - er will ihn auf die dunkle Seite ziehen. Zum Glück findet Batman Unterstützung in seinem Gehilfen Robin und dem tapferen Nightwing.
Wieder einmal wird Gotham City von diabolischen Verbrechern heimgesucht: dem albtraumauslösenden Scarecrow, dem hoch intelligenten Rätselfreund Riddler und der betörenden Herrin aller Pflanzen Poison Ivy. Batman muss sich und die Einwohner vor lebensgefährlichen Nebelschwaden und fleischfressenden Schlingpflanzen retten. Als er selbst Opfer einer Entführung wird, eilt sein junger Freund Robin zu Hilfe...
Thus begins one of the most famous poems in American history: Ernest L. Thayer’s "Casey at the Bat". When the powerful Mudville baseball team enters the ninth inning of their game behind by two runs, things seem pretty grim. And when the first two batters make outs, it looks like their best player, the mighty Casey, won’t even get a chance to win the game for them. Then, two unlikely players get hits, and suddenly the crowd is cheering as Casey strolls to the plate. Casey’s epic at-bat has delighted generations of listeners, young and old.
Jojo is prepping for an exciting night; it's time for the bat count! Bats have always been a welcome presence during the summers in the family barn. But over the years, the numbers have dwindled as many bats in the area caught white-nose syndrome. Jojo and her family count the bats and send the numbers to scientists who study bats, to see if the bat population can recover. On a summer evening, the family quietly makes their way to the lawn to watch the sky and count the visitors to their farm.
Batman muss erneut Gotham City und die Welt retten und drei Wahnsinnigen das Handwerk legen: Die durchgeknallte Psychiaterin Harley Quinn hat seinen Freund Robin entführt, um ihrem geliebten Joker zu imponieren. Dann stielt auch noch der schizophrene Puppenspieler Arnold Wesker mit seiner tyrannischen Holzpuppe Scarface ein wertvolles Museumsstück. Aber die größte Gefahr lauert, als der Öko-Terrorist Ra's al Ghul mit einer Eisschmelze die ganze Welt bedroht... Ein herrlich buntes Comic-Hörbuch mit vielen Geräuschen und Knalleffekten.
Jovita se está preparando para una noche fascinante; ¡es hora de contar murciélagos! Los murciélagos siempre han sido una bienvenida presencia durante los veranos en la granja de la familia. Pero, a través de los años, los números han disminuído ya que muchos de ellos, han contraído el síndrome de la naríz blanca en esa área. Jovita y su familia cuentan los murciélagos y envían los números a los científicos que los estudian para ver si la población de los murciélagos se puede recuperar.
An epic battle is taking place in Mudville. If the team can just hold on for Casey to get a whack then life will be grand. Such poise, such command, such promise. A classic poem narrated by Glenn Hascall.
Then this lively, fast-paced and informative audiobook will enchant them! Bats are endlessly fascinating. Their distinctive silhouette, expressive faces and spooky associations enchant kids and adults alike.
Uh oh! A librarian has left the window open, and now it’s time for fun-loving bats of all ages to fly in for a night in the stacks. Bats at the Library is a recipient of starred reviews from both Publishers Weekly and Horn Book Magazine.
The New York Times best seller Bats at the Beach flows from the gifted pen of award-winning author and illustrator Brian Lies. What could be better than a fun day at the beach with your loved ones? How about if it’s nighttime and your family members are furry, friendly bats? This charming book of rhymes is sure to become a children’s favorite.
When you think of Aesop's Fables, you probably think of "The Tortoise and the Hare" or "Country Mouse and City Mouse". In this collection, Rob Cleveland brings you three of Aesop's lesser-known but equally powerful fables. You will learn why bats fly at night, why you should pick your friends carefully, and why even a tiny ant could be your guardian angel.
Red bats can hibernate or migrate to warmer regions during the winter. Should this solitary little bat stay, or should she go? That's the question the little red bat ponders as the leaves fall, and the nights get colder! The squirrel tells her to stay. But what about the dangerous creatures that hunt red bats in the winter? The sparrow urges her to go. But where? Carole Gerber takes young listeners on an educational journey through one bat's seasonal dilemma in Little Red Bat.
Ben Bat loved Halloween more than any other time of the year. It was the one time of year his mom let him fly all night long. It was also the night he could meet with friends he didn't see the rest of the year, Wanda Witch, Matt Mummy and Gary Ghost. Find out how the night turn out to be a surprise for Ben Bat.
Panchtantra are the stories that were told to young princes in ancient times in India to make them wiser. Literally meaning five sections, the wisdom they impart today is as relevant as it was years ago. The stories are short and have animal characters which appeal to children.