The Gentleman Bat (Hardcover)

By Abraham Schroeder, Piotr Parda (Illustrator)

Ripple Grove Press, 9780991386604, 44pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2014

List Price: 16.99*
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The charismatic gentleman bat takes a night time stroll down cobblestone streets where the town is lively and energetic. Along the way he meets his lady friend. Dancing and merriment fill their evening until the weather takes a turn. But not to worry, when you're called the gentleman bat, you always come prepared. Although this original story takes place in the Victorian era, it has the universal appeal of two friends, or perhaps more than friends, enjoying a walk together. This book is sure to become a favorite book for children and the adults in their lives.

About the Author

Abraham Schroeder is an artist, designer, and writer who likes bats and Japanese art. He is the author of Too Many Tables. He lives in Petaluma, California. Piotr Parda has illustrated more than thirty books. His artwork includes drawing, painting, sculpture, and moving images. He is the author and illustrator of Graduation Day. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.