The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson

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Jill Tomlinson's The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark is a tiny gem, full of the wry humour and understated, powerful poetry that seem to arise most naturally when an assured author writes for young children.
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Owls are supposed to be night birds, but young Plop is afraid of the dark, despite how much other people and animals tell him they enjoy it.
 

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Kathy Henderson is the author-illustrator of AND THE GOOD BROWN EARTH, and the author of LUGALBANDA: THE BOY WHO GOT CAUGHT UP IN A WAR, illustrated by Jane Ray. She lives in London. Paul Howard is the illustrator of GRANDMA'S BEARS by Gina Wilson and FULL, FULL, FULL OF LOVE by Trish Cooke. He lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
 
Published March 1, 2004 by Egmont UK. 112 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Self Help. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Imogen Russell Williams on Dec 13 2012

Jill Tomlinson's The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark is a tiny gem, full of the wry humour and understated, powerful poetry that seem to arise most naturally when an assured author writes for young children.

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