Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages of notes at the end of... show more
Knocked from her mother’s safe embrace by an attacking owl, Stellaluna lands headfirst in a bird’s nest. This adorable baby fruit bat’s world is literally turned upside down when she is adopted by the occupants of the nest and adapts to their peculiar bird habits. Two pages of notes at the end of the story provide factual information about bats. “Delightful and informative but never didactic; a splendid debut.”--Kirkus Reviews
Publish date: April 30th 1993
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Pages no: 46
Edition language: English
The plot of Stellaluna consists of a baby bat being knocked away from her mother by an attacking owl where she lands in a nest occupied by birds. She has to try and act like a bird as not to confuse her adoptive siblings. One day she gets separated by her bird family and she is discovered by another...
Stellaluna is the story of a baby bat who is separated from her mother. Stellaluna is then raised by Mother Bird. Mother Bird tries to make Stellaluna behave lke bird, telling Stellaluna that she is not allowed to hang upside and that she must eat bugs like Mother Bird's baby birds. Stellaluna does ...
Stellaluna is about a bat that was accidentally dropped by her mother and then raised by a family of birds. While growing up, Stellaluna cannot help herself from wanting to fly and hang upside down while sleeping. One day, a bat sees Stellaluna sitting straight up and calls other bats to come see th...
"Stellaluna", by Janell Cannon is a great staple to keep on your shelf. This book is about a mother fruit bat that has a baby, and is so in love with her. She names her Stellaluna. One night while flying, she gets attacked by an owl which causes her to drop Stellaluna. She falls and falls hitting br...
Warning: sensitive kids might burst into tears whilst you are reading this story to them.From an adult point of view this book has beautiful pictures, is easy to understand and has a happy ending. But it seems children take the story more seriously, so if you reading it to a larger group of kids, be...