The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

by Jill Tomlinson

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark Synopsis

`Dark is wonderful . . .' Plop the baby Barn Owl is afraid of the dark. He's sure dark is nasty! Then 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. Is Plop a night bird after all? Filled with gentle humour and comfort, this classic of children's literature is beautifully illustrated by Paul Howard. `a tiny gem' - Imogen Russell Williams, the Guardian In an new lovely edition to treasue, this book is part of the Egmont Classics series and contains special bonus material at the back.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405281843
Publication date: 8th September 2016
Author: Jill Tomlinson
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Animal stories (Children's / Teenage), Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Jill Tomlinson

Jill Tomlinson never intended to be a writer. She trained as an opera singer, and then decided to have a family whilst her voice matured. But illness intervened, and she had to find another outlet for her energies. She started on a journalism course, and by the third lesson decided she wanted to write for children. So she did! Jill Tomlinson's animal stories are much-loved and have been best-selling children's books for nearly four decades. Paul Howard is an extraordinarily talented illustrator who has illustrated many award-winning books from authors such as, Allan Ahlberg, Jeanne Willis and Michael Rosen, and ...

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