Megabat

Megabat

A sweet and hilarious chapter book about a boy and a bat, two unlikely friends who bond over loneliness, jellyrolls and Darth Vader. Daniel Misumi has just moved to a new house. It?s big and old and far away from his friends and his life before. AND it?s haunted? or is it? Megabat was just napping on a papaya one day when he was stuffed in a box and shipped halfway across th A sweet and hilarious chapter book about a boy and a bat, two unlikely friends who bond over loneliness, je...

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Title:Megabat
Author:Anna Humphrey
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Genres:Childrens
ISBN:0735262578
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:160 pages pages

Megabat Reviews

  • Jane
    May 21, 2018
    Megabat is a cute chapter book about a lonely boy (he has just moved with his parents and is worried about a new school and making new friends) and a lonely, talking fruit bat (who was accidentally sent from his home in Papaya Premium (aka Borneo) to North America). The lonely boy, Dan...
  • CynthiaA
    Jul 09, 2018
    Things I liked about this book: The story really is a cute make-believe about a talking bat. Daniel makes a new friend, a Megabat (aka Fruit Bat) hiding in the bedroom of Daniel's new home. Megabat is sad because he misses his family, having been shipped across the world from Borneo in...
  • Jessica
    Mar 05, 2018
    Delightful! I loved megabat, spunky little guy that he is. I am dying for some of the illustrations to be prints! ...
  • Chance Lee
    Aug 14, 2018
    Adorable book for young readers. Charming story. Funny. Excellent illustrations. A little basic nerd with all the Star Wars references, but oh well. ...
  • Laura
    Dec 23, 2017
    A talking fruit bat who like Star Wars. A talking fruit bat who is far from home. A talking fruit bat who is best friends with a lonely boy, the girl next door, and birdgirl, the local pigeon. All this makes for a fun, silly book about loneliness, and making friends, with bats and p...
  • Jo Sorrell
    Dec 18, 2017
    This is the story of a boy and a fruit-bat. Both are sad and lonely yet it's their loneliness that brings them together forming a common bond. The boy, Daniel Misumi has just moved from Toronto to a new house. The house is big and old and far away from his friends and his life before....
  • Allison ༻hikes the bookwoods༺
    Jun 27, 2018
    ?Mine was napping on a tree one sunny day when, out of nowhere, mine sleeping-papaya was plucked and made to plummet into a crate filled with more papayas.? Well gosh darn it, if Megabat isn?t the cutest thing! This book is tagged as middle grade fiction, but I would pin the r...
  • Jordana
    Sep 10, 2018
    An adorable chapter book for grade-school readers. A modern tale that describes the power of love and persistence, and also includes going to the library for research! :) ...
  • Stephanie ((Strazzybooks))
    Oct 02, 2018
    This was such a cute read. The main story focuses on Daniel and the talking fruit bat who lives in his new bedroom. Daniel tries to help the fruit bat return to his native Borneo. There are a few mini storylines that children will find entertaining (though I do think the obnoxious...
  • Jo
    Jan 18, 2018
    Interesting enough that I kept reading it. Good book for a kid who doesn't really like the magical/fantasy vibe of many kid books. But it has imagination built into it anyway. Great little story about making friends in the weirdest way. Great little companion story to have for any kid ...
  • Michelle (FabBookReviews)
    Oct 11, 2018
    Canadian author Anna Humphrey (Clara Humble series) and Canadian illustrator Kass Reich (Hamsters on the Go, art for Carson Crosses Canada) have teamed up for Megabat, a wonderfully sweet and funny children's chapter book featuring a young boy named Daniel and what happens when Daniel ...
  • Deepika Ramesh
    Dec 27, 2017
    'Megabat' follows Daniel, his uncommon visitor Megabat, and Daniel's friend Talia. Oh! It is a cardinal sin to forget the pigeon Birdgirl. They all try to send Megabat back to his home. Their attempts fail over and over again. In that process, the friends learn what is 'home' to them, ...
  • Monique
    Jun 09, 2018
    I found this book absolutely adorable! "Megabat" is a fast-paced, entertaining, and heartwarming story with extremely likable characters and a sweet message of friendship. I highly recommend this charming book to children and adults alike! I received a copy of this book from NetGall...
  • Janet
    Dec 21, 2017
    I received a DIGITAL Advance Reader Copy of this book from #NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. From the publisher - A sweet and hilarious chapter book about a boy and a bat, two unlikely friends who bond over loneliness, jellyrolls and Darth Vader. Daniel Misumi has just mo...
  • Soubhi
    Sep 07, 2018
    Daniel?s family has moved to a new town, and he misses his friends. He finds a little bat crying in his new bedroom. The bat accidentally got lost from his home and family. This is a fun middle grade book about finding new friends in new and unexpected places and overcoming lonel...
  • [Shai] The Bibliophage
    Jun 17, 2018
    The story of Daniel and his new found friend Megabat is absolutely adorable! I know that this is a middle-grade book, but I really don't care because I enjoyed reading the story for it is undeniably cute and engrossing. Once in a while, adults like me should read stories like this ...
  • Kate
    Jul 14, 2018
    3.5/5 A cute children?s book about a boy whose family moves away from their home in Toronto. He befriends a bat in his new home. This is about their adventures to help Megabat return to his home land, Papaya Premium. ...
  • Georgia
    Apr 13, 2018
    Find more in Chill and read This is a lovely story about new beginnings and new friends! Daniel and his family have just moved from Toronto to a new house, away from his old life and his friends. The neighbors have two children about his age, but Daniel is not keen on meeting them....
  • Fatima Alsuwaidi
    Dec 15, 2017
    Megabat by Anna Humphrey I love reading kids books, although I don't have kids of my own and I'm way too grown up for them. but I still enjoy good children's stories. Megabat is exactly what its called, it's about a Megabat or also known as a Fruitbat he is living all alone in an...
  • Carla Johnson-Hicks
    Dec 13, 2017
    What child would not want to find a talking fruit bat in their attic bedroom? Daniel has moved to a new neighborhood and he is not happy. He does not like his house or the bedroom attic he was given, that is until he discovers what is making the puddles on the floor. When Daniel meets ...
  • Gianna
    Feb 27, 2018
    Home is where the heart is. Daniel doesn?t like his new home, and he doesn?t like his new town. He wants to go back to his old friends, and he feels alone. Until he finds out a small, talking bat in his room. Megabat is as sad and as lonely as Daniel is. Having been accidentally...
  • Karen
    Nov 28, 2017
    Daniel acaba de mudarse y descubre que hay un murcilago (que puede hablar!) viviendo en la que ahora es su habitacin, es as como Daniel y su nueva amiga Talia se embarcan en una aventura para que Megabat puede volver a su hogar. Megabat es una lectura que nos ensea el valor d...
  • Michael Thurnell
    Jul 24, 2018
    My wife won this book in a goodreads giveaway and we started reading it for fun. Thinking it might be something we could read or give to our nephews and nieces. This is a great book. Very creative and the author really understands the minds of an inquisitive child. A great read a...
  • Marilyn
    Aug 12, 2018
    I received a copy of Megabat by Anna Humphrey in a goodreads give away in exchange for an honest review. It was a delightful early chapter book that was illustrated with great illustrations. I can see some of my first and second grade students enjoying reading this book. Megabat was...
  • Emily
    May 05, 2018
    This was super cute! I can't say I read children's books very often but I really enjoyed myself reading this one and it put a big smile on my face. Megabat follows the unlikely friendship between a boy and a bat who bond over loneliness, jelly rolls, and Darth Vader. When Daniel mo...
  • Kayla
    Jul 10, 2018
    3 Stars. Such a cute little story. I loved the way in which Mega Bat spoke, it was incredibly adorable. A quick and fun light read. ...
  • Grace Eleanor
    Feb 10, 2018
    This was completely adorable! It's made me want a Megabat all of my own, if you have younger children I would definitely recommend you get this book when the time comes as my 7 year old loved this! ...
  • Shaina Cade
    Aug 31, 2018
    Of course, the cover got to me right away. It's an adorable lil bat, leggies and arms akimbo, ready to swoop in and steal my heart away into the night, yeah? The cute and funny factors of the book just keep coming // we've got tried and true Star Wars references, lady pigeon friends, a...
  • Mortisha Cassavetes
    May 05, 2018
    First let me thank Netgalley for an advanced digital copy. This is such a cute book. The story is unique & fun and I loved the illustrations. The story follows Daniel, a young boy that just moved into a new house and is sad to leave his old school and friends. He believes his new a...
  • Melissapalmer404
    Sep 27, 2018
    Book # 75 Read in 2018 Mega Bat This is a cute, quick read, perfect for upper elementary students. Mega Bat is far away from home, shipped by fruit shippers. His new friend wants to help him get home but that is not as easy as one may think. Mega Bat is full of personality and rea...