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Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
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Owl Babies (1992)

by Martin Waddell

Other authors: Patrick Benson (Illustrator)

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Longer book more suited to the beginning of storytime. Beautiful art. Highly relatable for children with anxiety about parents who are gone for work or some such. Good for themes like: owls, nocturnal animals, birds, and emotions (specifically worry/fear). ( )
  Zoes_Human | Feb 13, 2019 |
Three owl babies woke up to find their mother not there. She didn't come home for a couple of days and they were very worried. They thought that she left them only to be surprised that she did come back. The mother assured the little ones that she will always come back. This book is great for toddlers to pre school aged children. This book offers the gentle promise that children need that Mommy will come home. ( )
  JennySkvarna | Nov 25, 2018 |
a story of three little owls that loose their mother and find their own way
2 large book
  TUCC | Jun 26, 2017 |
This is the story of three baby owls who become concerned when they wake up and find their mother gone. The star is Bill, the smallest baby owl, who is just so cute I get a bit emotional. ( )
  Lukerik | May 17, 2017 |
Owl Babies
Summary: "Owl Babies" by Martin Waddell is a book about three owl babies who wake up and can't find their mom. Two of the owl babies are okay with their mom being gone and just wonder where she went, but one owl baby really wants to find his mom. At the end of the story, the owl mom comes back to the nest and all three owl babies are happy.
Personal Reaction: This is a really good book. It's a really cute book. I enjoyed it and I know that kids will.
Classroom Extension Ideas:
1.Teach the students about owls.
2. I would have them color owl babies.
  JessicaHerriage21 | Apr 28, 2017 |
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Waddell, Martinprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Benson, PatrickIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bermudez, Andrea B.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Hannah, all-by-herself -- M.W.
For Georgie and Eddie Huntley -- P.B.
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Once there were three baby owls: Sarah and Percy and Bill.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763617105, Paperback)

A tender tale to remind the youngest of children that Mommy always comes back.

"I want my mommy!" Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is. What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Stunning illustrations from striking perspectives capture the anxious little owls as they worry. Not surprisingly, joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greet the mother’s return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:16 -0400)

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Three owl babies whose mother has gone out in the night try to stay calm while she is gone.

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