Stellaluna Trivia Quiz

Everyone wants to know about Stellaluna and her friends! Read Stellaluna, then answer the questions below and find out just how much you actually know about the beloved fruit bat. Check your answers by comparing them to the correct answers shown on the back of this sheet. (Note: Most answers can be found in the Bat Notes section in the back of Stellaluna.)

Trivia Questions
1. Why couldn’t Stellaluna just fly away with her mother when the owl attacked? 2. What are the names of Stellaluna’s three bird friends? 3. Where do most fruit bats live? 4. Though Stellaluna is a fruit bat, what other animal does she closely resemble? 5. What is the scientific name for bats? 6. Are bats the only mammals capable of powered flight? 7. How does Stellaluna adapt to the habits of her new family, the birds? 8. Do all the winged creatures in Stellaluna eat fruit? 9. Who is the author and illustrator of Stellaluna? 10. How many species of fruit bats are there?
Illustration copyright © 1993 by Janell Cannon from Stellaluna Copyright © 2006 by Harcourt, Inc. All rights reserved.

Answers to Stellaluna Trivia Questions
1. Stellaluna couldn’t fly away because her wings were too weak. 2. Pip, Flitter, and Flap. 3. Most fruit bats live in tropical and subtropical climates that provide year-round reserves of fruit, flowers, and nectar. 4. The fox. 5. Chiroptera, which means “hand-wing.” 6. Yes. 7. She eats bugs; flies during the day and sleeps at night; and doesn’t hang by her feet. 8. No; the birds eat bugs. 9. Janell Cannon. 10. About 170.

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Stellaluna

Illustration copyright © 1998 by Janell Cannon

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Stellaluna

Illustration copyright © 1998 by Janell Cannon

Copyright © 2006 by Harcourt, Inc. All rights reserved. This sheet may be reproduced, with copyright line, for free distribution.

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Stellaluna

Illustration copyright © 1998 by Janell Cannon

Copyright © 2006 by Harcourt, Inc. All rights reserved. This sheet may be reproduced, with copyright line, for free distribution.

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