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A Boy Called Bat

A Boy Called Bat

Book - 2017 | First edition
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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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062445827
Call Number: j ARNOLD 2017
Characteristics: 198 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Santoso, Charles - Illustrator


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(Gr 3-6) Bixby Alexander Tam, "Bat" for short, likes things to be predictable and gets very anxious when they aren't. He's ready to panic when his veterinarian mom is late coming home, until she shows him the reason why...a baby skunk! The mother skunk was killed, and the baby needs t... Read More »

Sweet and gentle chapter book series.

Third grader Bat (Bixby Alexander Tam) hopes he's responsible enough to keep an baby skunk his veterinarian mom brings home to foster for a month.

Bat has one month to convince his veterinarian mom that the baby skunk he is helping her take care of would make a good pet.

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Jun 04, 2021

one of my favorite books, and I was sad to see the end, happy ending but I wish the joy of the book never ended, but I eagerly ordered the next book in the series, bat and the waiting game


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