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Owl at Home (1975)

by Arnold Lobel

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Relates five adventures of Owl.

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An excellent read-aloud for 2 and 3 graders! They enjoyed the silly mistakes Owl makes. ( )
  Chrissylou62 | Apr 11, 2024 |
This is an early chapter book that is a collection of short stories about Owl and his adventures in his home. It would be good to use for first or second graders, there are a lot of sight words in it with a few illustrations that can help children visualize the story. I would use this book in my reading center or for SSR times
  Jsherman20 | Feb 7, 2024 |
This book is about an owl and has five different stories about him. Each story faced the Owl with a challenging obstacle, but in the end he was always able to face that challenge and figure out what was best for him. Although it seemed very challenging and almost impossible for the Owl to figure out a solution, he did.

I recommend this book to a 2-3 grade classroom. I think this is a great book to show to kids to help them understand bad and unfortunate things happen to everyone. And in the end we can always find a solution to make the situation feel much better. I think this book is really encouraging for a younger read.
  aubreysmithh222 | Feb 5, 2024 |
Owl lives by himself in a warm little house. But whether Owl is inviting Winter in on a snowy night or welcoming a new friend he meets while on a stroll, Owl always has room for visitors!
  PlumfieldCH | Sep 21, 2023 |
2023 - ‘70’s Immersion Reading Challenge

Owl At Home by Arnold Lobel (1973; 1975 ed), Paperback, 64 pages.


Super, super cute short stories for beginner readers about owl’s adventures at home.

(1) As he sits by a warm fire, he feels sorry for winter stuck outside in the cold. So, he invites winter into his home.

(2) When he goes to bed, Owl sees two strange bumps near the end of the bed that keep moving when he moves, scaring him all night long.

(3) One day he makes tear-water soup by thinking of sad, sad things and making himself cry. (But they made me giggle.)

(4) Owl wonders what’s going on downstairs when he’s upstairs, and vice versa. So, he tries to be both upstairs and downstairs at the same time by running up and down as fast as he could all day long until he finally gives up.

(5) He met a good friend, the moon, who kept trying to follow him home.

Available to read FREE at Internet Archive:

https://archive.org/search?query=owl+at+home ( )
  MissysBookshelf | Sep 2, 2023 |
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Owl was at home.
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Five humorous tales about Owl and his house.
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