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Fiction - Children's - ISBN: 0744531675, 1854303430, 1564021017, 0744521661

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“Twit Twoo”

published 31/12/2011

Reassuring for small children, beautifully written

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Owl Babies is a children’s book that I’ve known well for quite a few years now, as it was the book that I used whilst on teaching practice as the basis for a large, whole-class art project. I’m predisposed to like Martin Waddell because he’s from the same place as me, but even if he weren’t his...

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“Twit Twoo”

published 12/05/2006

A beautiful story. Well illustrated

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Every once in a while you come across a truly beautiful child's book, and this is one such example. Owl babies is a picture book aimed at 2 - 8 year olds, but I have also used it with older children to encourage them to express their feelings about sadness, loss, feeling afraid and love. * The...

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Excellent

Lovely rhythm to the prose and quality artwork

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Owl Babies Words by Martin Waddell & Picture by Patrick Benson Published by Walker Books Ltd “Because all owls think a lot.” I first came across this picture book by Martin Waddell when I bought a copy for my daughter on or around her first or second birthday. Now she has children of her own and...

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“MUMMY ALWAYS COMES HOME.”

published 07/10/2006

Gentle and simple story.

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I am reviewing another Walker Book publication, as I have found all their children's books to be of a high standard, and my girls love them. Owl Babies is one of a pack of books that we got last Christmas for £10 from one of the book clubs.I know i cannot go wrong with any of their books, and i...

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Excellent

A lovely story book that helps children to talk ab...

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Owl Babies' is a gorgeous picture book written by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson. Quite simply, it tells the story of three little owl babies - Sarah, Percy and Bill and what happened one night when their mummy disappeared. When they discover she has gone, they wonder where she...

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A lovely story book for your child.

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‘Owl Babies’ written by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Patrick Benson. You can buy this book brand new on Amazon for £3.89 (paperback). I would say the book is suitable for children over 3 years. The book is about three baby owls called Sarah, Percy and Billy who live in a hole in a trunk of a...

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“ The return of the mummy!”

published 08/11/2008

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One of my favourite children's books is the owl babies by Martin Waddell.It is a charming book with a simple, touching story and beautiful illustrations. As this is a children's book I am going to tell you the story so please don't accuse me of spoiling the plot! I like to know how a story is...

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“I want my mummy!”

published 10/08/2008

lovely read for the family

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The owl babies, by Martin Waddell This is the story, of Sarah, Percy and bill. They are three little owl babies, who sit on their branch as they wait for their mummy to come home. They continue to wait, and wait and still she does not come. They look after each other, and Sarah and Percy come up...

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“OWL BABIES!!!”

published 11/05/2006

beautiful illustrations, simple plot, easy to read

could be upsetting to particularly sensitive child...

Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Walker Books ltd Date of publication: 1992 Owl babies is a beautifully illustrated children's book which is perfect for children aged 1 to 8 years old as it has a simple story line and big attractive illustrations. The story focuses on the three owl babies; Sarah...

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“Owl Babies”

published 27/02/2006

Good story/illustrations

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A greatly illustrated childreds book which tells the story of 3 owl babies, who wake up and realised their mother isn't there. So the 3 babies imagine what their mother could be doin or what dangers she could be in. ~Story~ Percy, Sarah and Bill live with their mother inside a hole in a tree...

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