By Gail Gibbons Holiday House, updated edition 2019
ISBN: 0823443558 Ages: 4-8
Longtime science writer Gail Gibbons introduces young children to these fascinating flying mammals, gently disputes the myths that surround them, describes echolocation in simple terms, and discusses ways to help protect them.
National Geographic Readers: Bats
By Elizabeth Carney National Geographic Children's Books, 2010
ISBN: 1426307101 Ages: 5-8
This easy to read science book has great pictures and is filled with detailed facts that you would expect from National Geographic. Full color photographs help create a sense of how bats live and lets you see them up close. Early readers will love this book on bats.
By Curious Kids Press CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014
ISBN: 1494969211 Ages: 5-8
Learn 15 amazing facts about bats and take the short quiz at the end to see how much you remember of the facts presented. Great photos go along with the details.
Life Cycle of a Bat
By Rebecca Sjonger Crabtree Publishing, 2005
ISBN: 0778707016 Ages: 6-9
One of a series of books about life cycles of favorite animals of the world. Explore bat nurseries, bat pups, bat roosts and all the ways that bats are an essential part of world ecosystems.
By Adrienne Mason Kids Can Press, 2003
ISBN: 1553375254 Ages: 5- 10
Learn about megabats and microbats in this easy to read book that features facts and photos to enhance your study of the bat world.
Bats: An Illustrated Guide
By Merlin D. Tuttle and Marianne Tuttle Smithsonian Books, 2019
ISBN: 1588346471 Ages: 8-12
This in-depth survey of the world's bat species uses full-color photographs and engaging narrative to demonstrate that bats are indeed “intelligent, curious, comical and essential animals.”
Bats of the United States and Canada
By Michael J Harvey John Hopkins University Press, 2011
ISBN: 1421401911 Ages: 12 and up
This fact-filled and easy-to-use guide provides an overview of bat biology, feeding behavior, habitats and classification. Also addressed are the dangers bats face from habitat loss, pollutants, and diseases like white-nose syndrome. Photographs and identification tips accompany descriptions of 47 species of bats. This is a great resource for older students who are interested in bats.
The Bat House Builder's Handbook, New Edition
By Merlin D. Tuttle, Mark Kiser and Selena Kiser University of Chicago Press, New Edition 2020
ISBN: 1477322477 Ages: 12 and up
Older kids and adults will enjoy this newly-revised book that gives great instructions for making a bat house and helping with bat conservation efforts.