God, O God, why did you make
such a fearsome creature that has the
ears of a hyena, the wings of a fly,
the eyes of a tiger and fangs of
a cobra? Why did you make a bat
that’s scary and mean? That’s the
Question. I want to know.
Why did you make a bat?
What is it for?
- Pauline Taulava, Grade 3
Illustration from Christine O'Keefe