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Owly, Vol. 1: The Way Home & The Bittersweet Summer (edition 2004)

by Andy Runton

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Title:Owly, Vol. 1: The Way Home & The Bittersweet Summer
Authors:Andy Runton
Info:Top Shelf Productions (2004), Edition: First Printing, Paperback, 160 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:Graphic Novel

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Owly Volume 1: The Way Home & The Bittersweet Summer by Andy Runton

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    FFortuna: Owly reminds me most of the Winnie the Pooh TV cartoons, but the book as well.
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    Cry Yourself To Sleep by Jeremy Tinder (FFortuna)
    FFortuna: Owly is like Cry Yourself to Sleep only more adorable and sweet.
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This book has two different stories in it, both about Owly. In the first story, The Way Home, Owly is lonely and finds a little, lost worm. Owly helps worm find his way home, and makes a new friend in the process. The next story, The Bittersweet Summer, shows Owly and Wormy making friends with a hummingbird. They discover a lot of new information about hummingbirds while reading a bird book, including information on what they eat and about migration.
  LStephens | Aug 14, 2015 |
Extremely adorable account of Owly and their friends having adventures. This one includes the story of how Owly met their best friend, Wormy. As the instalment I previously read this has a lot of good lessons about friendship, bravery, and nature conservation. It's perfect for advanced illiterate children and second language learners. You can also "read" this story to others and make up dialogue and words yourself. ( )
  Mothwing | Jan 20, 2015 |
Owly begins this story alone and looking for a friend. Every time he tries to help others, they leave and he is left alone. Owly finally finds a worm friend. The second part of this book is about Owly and Wormy making friends with a hummingbird. There friend the hummingbird is a house pet which Owly and Wormy do not like. They free their hummingbird friend but then are faced with the reality that hummingbirds migrate in the winter. This leaves wormy and owly alone again. However before their hummingbird friend leaves, Owly and Wormy learn that hummingbirds return in the spring. Kids that are in K-3rd grade with enjoy hearing this charming stories. The characters are easy to identify with. The illustrations are filled with cute expressions. Great series. ( )
  Jdwalker | Jun 4, 2014 |
For a wordless graphic novel this one was great. It allows you to really pay attention to the pictures and what is going on in the story. Before reading this book I didn't even know there were wordless graphic novels. I feel that it would make a good project to have students write what they think is going on in the story and share it with each other in groups.
  nicholew | May 31, 2014 |
Nearly wordless graphic chapter book about a helpful owl who learns to make friends. Great for reluctant readers or those struggling with comprehension skills.
  bp0128bd | Jan 24, 2014 |
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Owly is an adorable puffball of a bird. He’s almost all eyes, and yet, with a few twists of line, Andy Runton manages to convey an extensive variety of emotion, including optimism, disappointment, concern, loneliness, and friendship.
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Owly and Wormy enjoy bird watching and befriend Tiny and Angel, two hummingbirds who come to drink nectar from the flowers that Wormy has planted. Owly is a kind, yet lonely, little owl who's always on the lookout for new friends and adventure. The first graphic novel in the series contains two enchanting novellas: the Way Home and the Bittersweet Summer, wherein Owly discovers the meaning of friendship and that saying goodbye doesn't always mean forever.… (more)

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