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    Owl Babies (Big book) By (author) Martin Waddell, Illustrated by Patrick Benson

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    DescriptionThree baby owls, Sarah, Percy and Bill, wake up one night in their hole in a tree to find that their mother has gone. So they sit on a branch and wait. Darkness gathers and the owls grow anxious, wondering when their mother will return. But, at last, she does, and they joyously welcome her home.


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    Title
    Owl Babies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Waddell, Illustrated by Patrick Benson
    Physical properties
    Format: Big book
    Number of pages: 25
    Width: 394 mm
    Height: 456 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 581 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780744563139
    ISBN 10: 0744563135
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: EY, PIB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.3
    DC21: 823.914
    BIC subject category V2: YBC, YFB
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: B-131
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12000
    Libri: B-085
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV002040
    Thema V1.0: YFB, YBC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Walker Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Walker Books Ltd
    Publication date
    11 February 1998
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review text
    Three little white owls perch outside their cozy nest, wishing Mother would come home. In Waddell's simple, repetitive, carefully fashioned text, each is unique: Sarah, the largest, makes comforting remarks; Percy seconds them, but doubtfully; while little Bill just keeps saying, "I want my mommy!" Owl Mother does come, of course: "WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS? You knew I'd come back." Benson's soft, wide-eyed birds - rendered in delicate pen strokes touched with gentle color that makes the dramatic, dark night seem appropriately awesome - are perfect stand-ins for wise little toddlers who also know Mom will turn up - but still can't help wondering. (Kirkus Reviews)