The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

by Jill Tomlinson (author)

Suitable for 5 - 9 years

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Product description

Poor Plop! Baby owlets are meant to love darkness – but he’s terrified of it. How can he overcome his nerves and become a true night owl? Slowly, with the help of the other night creatures, he learns that dark is exciting, dark is gentle, dark is mysterious and dark is kind… This tried-and-tested classic has delighted generations of children. A wonderful look at the unseen side of things, and at all the positive things that night and dark can be, it awakens a curiosity about the world and an appreciation of nature. Cleverly turning a common fear into a source of wonder, it is also a tender and comical tale of facing fears and learning to fit in.

Also available: Read and Respond activities to accompany The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark.

Product Details

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781405210935

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 3.6; Lower years; 1.0 points

Other details
  • 112 pages
Condition

New

Reviews

  1. laki
    on 29 November 2014

    owl afraid of the dark

    we have to learn this and its so boring reading one line and felt tip

    1out of 5
  2. Philippa Gebrekiros
    on 29 March 2010

    The Owl who was afraid of the

    fantastic book - I loved this book in my childhood and am looking forward to sharing it with my children.

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What kids think

  1. MrsQuinnsclass
    on 16 November 2015

    I like the book. I like the bit of the book when Plop sez dark is super.

    by Thomas

    5out of 5
  2. evelizabeth
    on 6 October 2015

    I love this book! 🐼

    5out of 5
  3. plop44
    on 15 November 2012

    I rate this book 100 out of 100 because it would give a younger child a great opportunity if they were afraid of the dark.

    5out of 5
  4. Princessforever58
    on 3 March 2012

    Great for kids who are scared of thedark and lets them face up to their fears

  5. strawberryfairy
    on 9 February 2012

    very good! It’s great for kids who are scared of the dark. A touching book.

    Reccomended! :)

    for any age

    5out of 5
  6. blurp16
    on 23 October 2011

    I LOVE ANIMALS,SO I LOVED THIS BOOK EVEN THOU I AM 8!ITS SO CUTE!

    5out of 5
  7. wimpy01
    on 2 March 2011

    I thought it was sooooo cute. I felt for Plop it would be terrible to be an owl and be afraid of the dark because they are nocturnal and at the time I was afraid of the dark but it made me think that there is nothing to worry about. (even though I am still a bit know)I think you should really read it yourself nomatter what age.

    5out of 5
  8. Melvin19366
    on 25 July 2010

    this book is abut a owl who was afraid of the dark people like dark which makehim like the the dark

  9. maisie1998
    on 4 August 2009

    a very good book which made me think about the dark more and made me feel for plop the owl i loved it lots and lots!!!

    5out of 5
  10. star15
    on 26 July 2009

    this book is amazing if you are really into baby animals i think this is a great book for you

    5out of 5
  11. SandLoves1D
    on 21 July 2009

    AWSMMMMMMMMMMMMMME!!!

    I v read this book at school and then I broght the book and read it 2 at home!

    I love jill tomlinson, iv got the hole book collection and the books are brill!!!!!!!!!!!! :-)

  12. iluvbooks
    on 1 March 2008

    This was a brilliant book and it would be exalent to read to little children aged 7 to 8 so if you are 7 to 8 READ IT! Got that?

    5out of 5