Cricket McKay and her best friend, Shilo, are enjoying the last few weeks of summer vacation when they discover that something is killing bats around Grandpa McKay's farm. Could the new wind turbines be the cause? The kids do some detective work and then jump into action coming up with a plan to save the bats.
Bats in Trouble is the third book featuring animal-activist Cricket MacKay, following Ospreys in Danger and Salamander Rescue.
Orca Book Publishers; October 2017
- ISBN: 9781459814042
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
- Title: Bats in Trouble
Series: Orca Echoes
- Author: Pamela McDowell; Kasia Charko (ill.)
Imprint: Orca Book Publishers
In The Press
"Bats in Trouble is a nicely written story suitable for readers 7-9 years of age. It offers numerous opportunities for parents and teachers to open a dialogue addressing a wide range of interesting and important issues related to general ecology and natural history of bats…Bats in Trouble is the third book featuring the activities of young environmental activist, Cricket McKay…In alerting young readers to various issues of environmental concern, these volumes will help foster an interest in appropriate environmental stewardship among an upcoming generation of potential environmental leaders."