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

by Jill Tomlinson, Paul Howard (Illustrator)

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Member:TimCTaylor
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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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson

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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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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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