Oliver's Wood by Sue Hendra

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In an amusing story of day and night, Oliver, the owl, decides to stay up one time past dawn and, in doing so, experiences a whole different world as his nighttime friends are all away in bed, having been replaced with new and interesting daytime creatures.
 

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illustrations by Sue Hendra
 
Published July 1, 1996 by Walker Books Ltd. 25 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Oliver, an owl, stays up past his bedtime at the end of one night and sees something he has never seen before--the sun.

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In this simple story of an owl who stays awake to see daylight, formerly titled Oliver's Wood, ""Hendra's gentle animals demystify nightfall even as she puts a sweet spin on the concept of bedtime,"" said PW.

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When Oliver the owl stays up past dawn, he learns that the moonlit and sunlit worlds are as different as, well, night and day.

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