Featured books by Charles Santoso

Books illustrated by Charles Santoso

A Boy Called Bat

A Boy Called Bat

By: Elana Arnold
Illustrated by: Charles Santoso
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

After the mother skunk is killed, Bixby “Bat” Alexander Tam’s veterinarian mother brings home its kit to be kept only until its old enough to be released. Who would have thought Bat would want to keep the baby skunk, named Thor? Is it really okay for a skunk to become a pet? Bat is a unique character and the story offers a deeply heartfelt glimpse into the life of a boy on the autism spectrum, presented realistically in this touching (and surprisingly informative) novel.

This Way, Charlie

By: Caron Lewis
Illustrated by: Charles Santoso
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

All friendships have ups and downs and it is no different for Jack, a cantankerous goat, and a blind horse named Charlie. Inspired by actual animals at a sanctuary, this gorgeously illustrated tale will remind readers about the enduring power of friendship.

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