The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (Paperback)

Jill Tomlinson

-   3 years +

Jill Tomlinson's book The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark is a lovely, reassuring picture book to read to youngsters who are scared of the dark.

Plop is a baby Barn Owl who hates the dark but as he meets different people in the book, he overcomes his fears and learns about all the reasons why darkness is wonderful and important.

Stunning illustrations by Paul Howard and a touching storyline make The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark a delightful and comforting picture book for children aged 3 and over.


Product Details

  • Product code: OWO2
  • ISBN: 9781405201773
  • Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.0cm x 25.0cm
  • Pages: 32
  • Publish date: Sun Sep 01 00:00:00 BST 2002
  • Book points: 3

Red House Reader Review

Reader review: The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark - Paperback - 9781405201773
Rachel and Ebony Scott
Red House Reviewer

What a delightful story, I only wish I'd had it when I was a child! Plop is an adorable baby barn owl who is struggling with the idea of being a night bird who is supposed to love the dark. Plop most definitely does not like the dark and is afraid to venture out of his nest each evening. Follow him on his journey as he meets some friendly characters who perceive the dark in a different and more positive way, helping him overcome his fear. This is a perfect bedtime story. Ebony was spellbound with the story and it's so descriptive and well written that I am sure this book will become a family favourite.

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