A heart-warming classic full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there ever was, except for one thing - he is afraid of the dark. "Dark is nasty" he says and so he won't go hunting with his parents. Mrs Barn Owl sends him down from his nest-hole to ask about the dark and he meets a little boy waiting ...Read MoreA heart-warming classic full of animal antics by Jill Tomlinson. Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there ever was, except for one thing - he is afraid of the dark. "Dark is nasty" he says and so he won't go hunting with his parents. Mrs Barn Owl sends him down from his nest-hole to ask about the dark and he meets a little boy waiting for the fireworks to begin, an old lady, a scout out camping, a girl who tells him about Father Christmas, a man with a telescope and a black cat who takes him exploring. He realizes that through these encounters that dark is super after all. Filled with gentle humour and comfort, Jill Tomlinson's animal stories have been enjoyed by children who want to snuggle down with a good read for decades. This edition of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark is beautifully illustrated by Paul Howard.Read Less
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Good. Ex-Library Book-will contain Library Markings. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Book selection as BIG as Texas.
This is a delightful book with great illustrations aimed at the younger reader.
However, in this edition, which has more pictures than the full text version, much of the humour is cut out from the text. It appears that the text has been slimmed down in order to make it simpler for younger children, which for me is a shame as the humour which really touches young children is sorely missed.
Mar 24, 2011
"The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark"
I really loved this story! I'm a big fan of owls. I just love them! This is a wonderful story about an owl who is afraid of the dark and why we shouldn't be.
Mar 25, 2010
A Great Book
Wonderful story for children. I loved it as a child and I still love it as a adult. A good read :)
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