Good Night, Owl!

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 21, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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How was Owl to sleep, with the bees buzzing, the crows creaking, the starlings chittering, the jays screaming -- and all the other inhabitants of the hollow tree pecking, calling or crunching? Owl tried to sleep, but it was impossible.

Pat Hutchins has written a bedtime story with a switch; a surprise ending that will send the youngest child off to sleep laughing.
 

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Ack! Sorry, but I *cannot* endorse a book that teaches payback, that condones revenge. I like the 'backyard bird' theme in the art, but the message of the book is *bad.* Read full review

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User Review  - missbrandysue - LibraryThing

Owl is trying to sleep but all these birds keep coming to his tree making a new noise. The text is very simple, with an onomatopoeia for each bird. Young children will like the repetition/pattern of it. Great addition for an owls/birds unit for Pre-K/Kinder kids! Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Pat Hutchins is the author and illustrator of many popular picture books, including Rosie’s Walk; Good-Night, Owl!; Titch; and The Wind Blew, for which she won the Kate Greenaway Medal. She lives in London, England.

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