- Publisher: Philomel Books,U.S.
- Format: Paperback | 32 pages
- Dimensions: 216mm x 287mm x 18mm | 431g
- Publication date: 25 April 2012
- Publication City/Country: New York
- ISBN 10: 0399214577
- ISBN 13: 9780399214578
- Illustrations note: colour illustrations
- Sales rank: 7,307
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, or 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 award-winning John Schoenherr's soft, exquisite watercolor illustrations, this is a verbal and visual treasure, perfect for reading aloud and sharing at bedtime.
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