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This book is a great read for children who might be afraid of the dark. It reassures them in a humorous and gentle way that there is nothing to fear and can be enjoyed. The unique and distinctive feature of this book is that it is an animal bedtime story that is both engaging and informative. Readers will love the beautiful illustrations by Paul Howard and how it captures the essence of the story.

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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 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.
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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

ISBN: 9781405271974
Estimated First-hand Retail Price: $12.63
Publisher: Farshore
Date of Publication: 2014-01-16
Format: Paperback
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Goodreads rating 4.25
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This book is a great read for children who might be afraid of the dark. It reassures them in a humorous and gentle way that there is nothing to fear and can be enjoyed. The unique and distinctive feature of this book is that it is an animal bedtime story that is both engaging and informative. Readers will love the beautiful illustrations by Paul Howard and how it captures the essence of the story.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

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 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.