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Bailey the Bat and the Tangled Moose

A book by Grant Lawrence, illustrated by Noémie Gionet Landry  

Grant Lawrence, illustrated by Noémie Gionet Landry  

The sun is up and it's time for bed, but Bailey the Bat just can't sleep! Defying Mama Bat's orders, Bailey sneaks out of their hollow tree to follow a mournful cry coming from somewhere deep in the forest. Flying over to the sound, Bailey discovers a young bull moose tangled up in an old fence. On one side of the fence, hunters roam. On the other side, a wolf pack is hunting. Both parties are looking for an easy dinner. Can a tiny brown bat save a big tangled moose?

A debut picture book from award-winning radio host and journalist Grant Lawrence, Bailey the Bat and the Tangled Moose is a suspenseful story and the perfect adventure for children moving towards early chapter books. Fully illustrated and longer than a standard picture book, this is an excellent choice for newly emergent readers. (From Orca Book Publishers)

Grant Lawrence is a Vancouver-based CBC personality, singer and the author of three books for adults: Adventures In Solitude, The Lonely End of the Rink and Dirty Windshields. His first two titles won the Bill Duthie Booksellers Choice Award at the BC Book Prizes, marking the first time that the same author has won this prize twice.

Noémie Gionet Landry is a doctor, artist and illustrator based in Moncton. 

From the book

A book page from Bailey the Bat and the Tangled Moose by Grant Lawrence, illustrated by Noémie Gionet Landry. (Orca Book Publishers)

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