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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
Author: Jill Tomlinson

ISBN: 9781405281843
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 19 September 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 13.8 x 1.4
'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 treasure, this book is part of the Egmont Classics series and contains special bonus material at the back.

About the Author

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...

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