Welcome Home Barney The Loneliest Bat in the World! by Rose Impey


Welcome Home Barney The Loneliest Bat in the World! by Rose Impey

All about the loneliest bat in the World! Barney the bat is lonely. His friends try to find him a mate, but with no success. Then Barney thinks of a better way to pick the perfect partner ...The Animal Crackers series is back by popular demand, with an attractive and fresh new cover design. Inside, the pages have clear, easy-to-read type and fun colour illustrations throughout each book. They also include joke sections and are published in a large, child-friendly format.

About the Author

Rose Impey

Rose Impey lives in a small village in Leicestershire. She is very well known and highly regarded as a writer of books for children of all ages. It was her experience of telling stories in school as a teacher that led to her starting to write them down. She is a popular visitor to schools and libraries where she reads her work aloud to captivated audiences.

Rose has a deep love and extensive knowledge of fairy and folk tales. For the Fairy Tales series (also available in a collection called The Orchard Book of Fairy Tales) and for the Twice Upon a Time series she thoroughly researched the stories of Grimm, Perrault and Joseph Jacobs before retelling them in her own spirited, direct and authoritative way.

Rose received a great deal of praise for her series Colour Crackers, a series of lively, funny stories, which has the widest possible appeal. Rhode Island Roy was read on Jackanory. She has also written stories for picture books. Joe's Cafe won the Sheffield Children's Book Award.

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56 pages


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Publication date

3rd September 2009



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