Owl Moon

IMG_4623A cute book! Read as a Read-Aloud to our 2nd Grader. He now wants to go on an Owl Hunt, which I can’t blame him. One night we will have to plan to sit in moon light to listen for an owl, maybe we can even bring a light.

Get it here: Amazon 

Summary for Owl Moon:
Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious nighttime bird.

But there is no answer.

Wordlessly the two companions walk along, for when you go owling you don’t need words. You don’t need anything but hope. Sometimes there isn’t an owl, but sometimes there is.

Distinguished author Jane Yolen has created a gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a young child and her father as well as humankind’s close relationship to the natural world. Wonderfully complemented by John Schoenherr’s soft, exquisite watercolor illustrations, this is a verbal and visual treasure, perfect for reading around and sharing at bedtime.

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