Little Owl

Little Owl

by Piers Harper
     
 

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With generous amounts of flocking on every page, this oversized book is a follow-up to LITTLE LAMB, SNOW BEAR, and FLUFFY BUNNY.

"Soon, Little Owl, you'll be strong enough and brave enough to fly on your own. But first you must practice with me," says Little Owl's mother.
Little Owl and his mother go on an adventure together where a squirrel, some rabbits, and

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Overview

With generous amounts of flocking on every page, this oversized book is a follow-up to LITTLE LAMB, SNOW BEAR, and FLUFFY BUNNY.

"Soon, Little Owl, you'll be strong enough and brave enough to fly on your own. But first you must practice with me," says Little Owl's mother.
Little Owl and his mother go on an adventure together where a squirrel, some rabbits, and some deer show him the wonders of the forest. Little Owl grows tired, and his wings ache from flying, but Mother gives him the encouragement he needs to fly back home.
Beautifully illustrated by Piers Harper, LITTLE OWL features soft flocking on the cover and throughout the interior.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
Little Owl learns to fly in this paper-over-board Soft-to-Touch title by Piers Harper, which joins his Snow Bear and Little Lamb. Here the velvety owlet travels with his mother and fuzzy friends to the top of a tree, an open meadow and a rushing river to practice. Mommy Owl reassures him with a refrain ("You've been very brave, my Little Owl") until he soars on his own. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.
Children's Literature
Little Owl wants to fly on his own, but wonders whether he is ready. Upon seeing his friend squirrel, he races to the top of the tree with him, but then wants to go home because everything seems so very high. Little Owl then plays with some rabbits and flies in the very big and treeless meadow until he feels frightened and is ready to go home. When flying next to his young deer friend, Little Owl becomes frightened by the loud and swift water of the river and wants to go home. Discouraged, Little Owl wonders out loud to his mother whether he will ever be brave enough to fly alone. Mother encourages him and assures him of his bravery. Little Owl finally flies solo during a game of chase with bat. Reflecting upon his experiences in the trees, meadow, and river, he realizes that independence and courage can be his. However, the feeling of safety by returning home to Mother can be felt, too. This classic "leaving the nest" story will encourage any young reader to try something new. The watercolor pictures are sweet and peaceful, just like the story. Additionally, one picture on every page is textured with soft, fuzzy material, allowing the reader to have a tactile experience along with a heartfelt one. A book for the young, this member of the "Soft-To-Touch" series encourages labeling skills as well as possible counting skills as the reader searches for every fuzzy picture. 2004, Scholastic Inc, Ages 2 to 5.
—Andrea Sears Andrews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439597036
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
08/04/2004
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
12.10(w) x 12.06(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
3 Months to 5 Years

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