From simple questions like "What do bats eat?" to more complex ones like "Why do fireflies glow?", this book delivers the answers kids want in a conversational format that's easy to understand. Q: How do bats see in the dark? A: With their ears! In this wonderful introduction to nocturnal animals, kids will learn hundreds of facts about creatures of the night. Readers will find out that each kind of firefly has its own special signal, that cockroaches have been on Earth since the time of the dinosaurs, and that a litter of fourteen baby opossums will fit easily in a soup spoon!