PODCAST EPISODE

Angela Mills; Bobby the brown long-eared bat

BatChat

23-02-2022 • 28 mins


Join Steve on the Welcombe Hills overlooking Stratford-upon-Avon as he sits down with the author of Bobby the brown long-eared bat, a children's book which follows the adventure of a baby brown long-eared bat who lives in the attic of a farmyard. Sitting in the autumn sunshine on a wooden bench watching the world go by, Angela reveals to Steve where the inspiration for Bobby came from, how she got into the world of bats, the challenges of publishing as well as revealing what's next in store for Bobby!

  • Angela is on twitter and Instagram
  • Find out more about Bobby the brown long-eared bat on his own website!
  • Get your own signed copy direct from Angela from her online shop
  • or order from here and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Bat Conservation Trust
  • Support your local bookstore by shopping on uk.bookshop.org where you can name your local bookstore to support them whilst you shop.

Competition Time!

As you heard in this episode, Angela Mills and fellow children's author Emma Reynolds have kindly donated prizes for our first ever competition! Angela has donated a copy of Bobby the brown long-eared bat signed by both Angela and Chris Packham and Emma has donated a copy of her newly released book Amara and the bats (see episode 26). To enter the competition to win one of these brilliant books, all you have to do is write us a review about the show and the two winners will be picked at random at the end of this series. Not all podcast apps allow you to leave reviews, so;

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