Wow! Said the Owl
By Tim Hopgood
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), Hardcover, 9780374385187, 28pp.)
Publication Date: September 15, 2009
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
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Here’s the story of a curious little owl determined to see what the world looks like during the day. And what does she discover? A wow-worthy symphony of colors—from red butterflies to orange flowers, from white clouds to green leaves.This boisterous and bright book is the perfect read-aloud to savor with curious little owls everywhere who are exploring the world of colors for the first time.
TIM HOPGOOD lives in York, England. This is his first book published in the United States.
“With a satisfying night-to-day-to-night cycle, the book not only reinforces the concepts of colors but also provides a sense of security of the way things are supposed to be in the world. The repeated refrain of “Wow!” throughout the book will elicit a chorus among young listeners at storytime.” —Booklist
“Straightforward and flowing, this title makes a satisfying introduction to the colors of the day.” —School Library Journal
“This sweet, wonder-filled picture book will make a good addition to toddler storytime and a perfect bedtime read, too.” —The Horn Book