Hattie the Backstage Bat

Story Description

When a new play opens at the Lyceum Theatre, Hattie, the caretaker’s pet bat, has to hide while the actors are rehearsing. But on the day the play opens, she can’t resist the chance to join in the fun, and makes a grand entrance as the play’s new star. The story beautifully unfolds from here keeping the kids hooked till the last page of the book.

Don Freeman

Don FreemanView Bio

Don Freeman was born in San Diego, California, in 1908. He was introduced to the world of Children’s Literature when William Saroyan asked him to illustrate several books. Soon after, he began to write and illustrate his own books, a career he settled into comfortably and happily. Don died in 1978, after a long and successful career. He created many beloved characters in his lifetime, perhaps the most beloved among them a stuffed, overall-wearing bear, named Corduroy.