Sketchbook: Fruit Bats

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Sketchbook: Fruit Bats

I had an idea for a children’s book where there were all these bats that had a different fruit for every letter of the alphabet. Problem: there isn’t a fruit for every letter of the alphabet, and it takes a stretch of the imagination to include some of the ones I did. Is a vanilla bean a fruit? Is an ugni berry even edible? Is the xigua a variety of watermelon or the Chinese word for watermelon?

And come on science! Get to work genetically modifying an I and J fruit for me!