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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (edition 2004)

by Jill Tomlinson, Paul Howard (Illustrator)

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Title:The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
Authors:Jill Tomlinson
Other authors:Paul Howard (Illustrator)
Info:Egmont Books Ltd (2004), Edition: New edition, Paperback, 106 pages
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Jill Tomlinson (British author) created a sweet novel about a young barn owl who is afraid of the dark. This is a beginning reader novel entwined with rich vocabulary to help boost deep thinking. This makes a great read a loud for first and second graders and can be used with a side study on owls, nocturnal animals, habitats (there are various species of owls that live in all of the habitats of our world, except Antarctica!). Jill has written a series of early reader novels, but this is my favorite! She also created a shorter picture book version of this book which is perfect for early readers. ( )
  jverke | Mar 10, 2013 |
Delightful illustrations. Timeless. Slightly twee and predictable but enjoyable to read as an adult. Of course, it's not really aimed at grown-ups and this was adored by my 5yo boy, especially when we got to go EEEEK! ( )
  TimCTaylor | Mar 16, 2012 |
Plop the baby barn owl was afraid of the dark. He sets out to learn all about the dark and meets other characters who each tell him a story about why dark isn't frightening. By the end of the book Plop likes the dark. ( )
  alicegambles | Nov 21, 2008 |
This is a super-sweet children's book about a little owl who is afraid of the dark (a bit of a sticky situation for a nocturnal creature). He goes around talking to various people and animals, and finally decides that "Dark is SUPER!" One of my son's bedtime favorites when he was a toddler. ( )
  herebedragons | Feb 4, 2007 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Jill Tomlinsonprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Aldred, SophieNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Camboni, DanielaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Cole, JoanneIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Howard, PaulIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lipman, MaureenNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Oddie, BillNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Owls are supposed to be night birds, but young Plop is afraid of the dark, despite how much other people and animals tell him they enjoy it.

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