Owl Babies

Book and Toy Gift Set [With Stuffed Owl]

By Martin Waddell; Patrick Benson (Illustrator)
(Candlewick Press (MA), Board Books, 9780763621575, 22pp.)

Publication Date: August 2003

List Price: $14.99*
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Description

A comforting classic now comes with a cute owl toy to remind the youngest of children that Mommy always comes back.

"I want my mommy!" Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is. What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Martin Waddell’s tender text and Patrick Benson’s stunning illustrations capture the anxious little owls as they worry - and the joyous flapping, dancing, and bouncing that greet their mother’s return. Now little readers will be bouncing themselves when they see the fluffy white baby owl they can play with long after the book is closed!




About the Author
Martin Waddell is the award-winning author of many books for children, including "Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?" and the other Little Bear books, illustrated by Barbara Firth, "Farmer Duck, " illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and "Owl Babies, " illustrated by Patrick Benson. He lives in Northern Ireland.

Patrick Benson won the Mother Goose Award for his illustration of William Mayne's "Hob Stories". He has illustrated more than twenty books, including "Owl Babies" by Martin Waddell and "Mole and the Baby Bird" by Marjorie Newman, a Christopher Award winner.
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