Home in the Cave

Home in the Cave Cover

Home in the Cave

By Janet Halfmann; Shennen Bersani (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, Hardcover, 9781607185222, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2012

Description
Baby Bat loves his cave home and never wants to leave. While practicing flapping his wings one night, he falls and Pluribus Packrat rescues him. They then explore the deepest, darkest corners of the cave where they meet amazing animals animals that don t need eyes to see or colors to hide from enemies. Baby Bat learns how important bats are to the cave habitat and how other cave-living critters rely on bats for food. Will Baby Bat finally venture out of the cave to help the other animals?


About the Author
Janet Halfmann has been fascinated with nature ever since she was a child. She has written books on various insects, and on animal habitats. Before becoming a full-time freelance children's writer, Janet was the editor of a children's magazine, Janet was the editor of a children's magazine. When Janet isn't writing, she works in her garden, explores nature, and spends time with her family. Janet lives in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

While Shennen Bersani is an award-winning children's book illustrator with 2 million copies of her books cherished and read by children, parents, and teachers throughout the world. Her art delivers a unique blend of realism, heartfelt emotion, love of nature, and life lessons for children of all ages. She has illustrated Once Upon an Elephant, Salamander Season; Sea Slime: It's Eeuwy, Gooey and Under the Sea; The Shape Family Babies; Animal Partners; Shark Baby; Home in the Cave; The Glaciers are Melting!; and Astro: The Steller Sea Lion for Arbordale. In 2015, Shennen made her debut as an author with Achoo! Why Pollen Counts. Shennen lives with her family near Boston.