The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

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Paperback (02 Jan 2014) | English

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Synopsis

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.

Book information

ISBN: 9781405271974
Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
Imprint: Egmont UK Limited
Pub date:
Edition: |Reprint
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 3611
Number of pages: 98
Weight: 110g
Height: 197mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 8mm