Bat and the End of Everything

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Bat and the End of Everything
by Elana K. Arnold

Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat) has been the caretaker for Thor, the best skunk kit in the world…but the last day of third grade is quickly approaching, and Thor is almost ready to be released into the wild. The end of school also means that Bat has to say goodbye to his favorite teacher, and he worries about the summer care of Babycakes, their adorable class pet. Not only that, but his best friend is leaving for a long vacation in Canada.

Summer promises good things, too, like helping out at the vet clinic and hanging out with his sister, Janie. But Bat can’t help but feel that everything is coming to an end.

National Book Award finalist Elana K. Arnold returns with the third story starring an unforgettable boy called Bat.

About the Author: Elana K. Arnold

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Author Elana K. Arnold

ELANA K. ARNOLD grew up in Southern California, where she was lucky enough to have her own perfect pet—a gorgeous mare named Rainbow—and a family who let her read as many books as she wanted. She is the author of picture books, books for teens, and middle grade novels, including A Boy Called Bat, the first book starring Bat. She lives in Huntington Beach, California, with her husband, two children, and a menagerie of animals. You can find her online at

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