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Created by Laura Venters
  • Details about Little Owl's Day

    Little Owl's Day

    Divya Srinivasan

    "Chikit-chikit-chik! A squirrel is chittering. Bees are buzzing. The sun is high in the sky. And Little Owl is supposed to be asleep, but when he wakes up early, he's just too curious to close his eyes again. The forest he knows so well at nighttime is completely different - and exciting - in the day! After watching butterflies dance, wolf pups play, and then his very first rainbow, Little Owl returns to his tree. He has many new stories for his mama. A blue sky companion to Little Owl's Night ,……more

  • Details about Little Owl's Night

    Little Owl's Night

    by Divya Srinivasan

    It's evening in the forest and Little Owl wakes up from his day-long sleep to watch his friends enjoying the night. Hedgehog sniffs for mushrooms, Skunk nibbles at berries, Frog croaks, and Cricket sings. A full moon rises and Little Owl can't understand why anyone would want to miss it. Could the daytime be nearly as wonderful? Mama Owl begins to describe it to him, but as the sun comes up, Little Owl falls fast asleep. Putting a twist on the bedtime book, Little Owl's Night is sure to comfort ……more

  • Details about Owl Sees Owl

    Owl Sees Owl

    Laura Godwin; Rob Dunlavey

    A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year "Simple yet stirring, this is perfect for preschooler bedtimes."-- Booklist starred review Fans of the classic picture book Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson will adore this utterly simple picture book in which a baby owl goes off on his first adventure. With just three or four words per page, this story follows a baby owl one night as he leaves the safety of his nest ( Home/Mama/Brother/Sister ) and explores the starry world aroun……more

  • Details about Hoot and Peep

    Hoot and Peep

    Lita Judge

    In the night skies above Paris, an adorable young owl teaches her older brother about the power of imagination--and the unconditional love between siblings Hoot the owl is very excited for his little sister, Peep, to join him on the cathedral rooftops. She's finally old enough to learn all his big brother owly wisdom: First, owls say hooo . Second, they always say hooo . Lastly, they ONLY say hooo ! But why would Peep say hooo when she could say schweeepty peep or dingity dong ? Why would she ……more

  • Details about Good Night, Owl!

    Good Night, Owl!

    by Pat Hutchins

    How was Owl to sleep, with the bees buzzing, the crows creaking, the starlings chittering, the jays screaming -- and all the other inhabitants of the hollow tree pecking, calling or crunching? Owl tried to sleep, but it was impossible. Pat Hutchins has written a bedtime story with a switch; a surprise ending that will send the youngest child off to sleep laughing.…more

  • Details about Whoo Goes There?

    Whoo Goes There?

    by Jennifer A. Ericsson; illustrated by Bert Kitchen

    Whoo goes there? Whoo? In this mystical story of hunter and hunted, an owl listens for little creatures scurrying far below. Mouse? Squirrel? Rabbit? Or something else entirely? Stunning illustrations plus hypnotic text take readers on a suspenseful journey through night and nature.…more

  • Details about Little Owl Lost

    Little Owl Lost

    by Chris Haughton

    From a debut author-illustrator! What if a little owl fell from his nest? A reassuring story for the very young told with whimsy and simple, vibrant artwork. Uh-oh! Little Owl has fallen from his nest and landed with a whump on the ground. Now he is lost, and his mommy is nowhere to be seen! With the earnest help of his new friend Squirrel, Little Owl goes in search of animals that fit his description of Mommy Owl. But while some are big (like a bear) or have pointy ears (like a bunny) or promin……more

  • Details about Baby Owls

    Baby Owls

    Christina Leaf

    "Baby owls are a noisy bunch! Some owl siblings even talk to one another at mealtime to communicate who gets the food. Fly through the pages of this book to learn more about these fluffy screechers. This title includes: photo labels, easy-to-read font, and wild animals' early life stages explained!"…more

  • Details about Owls


    by Gail Gibbons

    Gail Gibbons explores the mysterious world and workings of owls in her latest nonfiction picture book. She depicts numerous species of owls and discusses their biological similarities as well as their differences. She portrays their ideal habitats, life styles, birth and development and environmental hazards that are threatening certain species. As usual, her comprehensive text is accompanied by clearly labelled illustrations and diagrams. Definitions are also included for additional clarity.…more

  • Details about Bear's New Friend

    Bear's New Friend

    Karma Wilson; Jane Chapman (Illustrator)

    Bear is going to the swimming hole, but first he must find his friends. There's a clatter in the tree! Is it Mouse? No . . . "Who?" calls Bear. Something quickly scampers by! Is it Hare? No . . . "Who?" calls Bear. Someone seems to be hiding from Bear and his friends. Who is it? WHO? How Bear and his forest friends discover a NEW FRIEND will enchant young readers. Karma Wilson's playful text and Jane Chapman's radiant illustrations make Bear's New Friend a perfect summertime read-aloud co……more