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Rufus - the Bat who Loved Colours



What better way to fall in love with bats than with this classic children's tale about a bat who learns to embrace his differences through friendship. First published in 1961, this beautiful tale is written and illustrated by the legendary Tomi Ungerer. 
Like all bats, Rufus sees life in black and white, until he chances upon an outdoor movie theatre and is awakened to the dazzling world of colours for the first time. Inspired and excited, Rufus paints his own wings and ventures out into the day, only to discover that his unusual appearance attracts unwelcome attention. Though he is initially rejected for his difference, Rufus soon learns to accept himself for who he is, thanks to a new friend.
By Tomi Ungerer
Hardcover, 32 pages
Size: 296 mm x 222 mm