Bat, The Story Of A Bull Terrier. Stephen Meader’s large and enthusiastic audience can give an extra cheer for his new book, for it has an “extra added attraction.” It’s the first dog story he has written, and it’s first-rate. It is the dramatic and moving tale of a courageous bull terrier. Bat’s luxurious life as a pet and valuable show dog might not have seemed a good preparation for the hardships that overtook him when he was stolen. But his fine instincts and courage came to his own rescue. Young people will thrill to the exciting plot and fine characterization, and dog lovers of all ages will find Bat an irresistible hero.