“Dark is nasty,” he says and he won’t go hunting with his parents. Mrs. Barn Owl sends him down from his nest hole to ask others about the dark. Plop meets a little boy waiting for the fireworks to begin, an old lady, a scout out camping, a girl who tells him about Father Christmas, a man with a telescope, and a black cat who takes him exploring.
Dive into the enchanting world of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark with this gorgeously illustrated picture book edition. Authored by Jill Tomlinson and brought to life by the artistic brilliance of Paul Howard, this classic children's story unfolds the heartwarming journey of Plop, a baby owl, as he conquers his fear of the dark.
Meet Plop, a baby owl who, unlike his barn owl counterparts, is afraid of the dark. Follow his transformative journey as he discovers that the night holds excitement and magic, dispelling the notion that darkness is something to fear.
As Plop ventures into the night, he encounters a series of delightful surprises, from fireworks to exploring with a black cat and learning about Father Christmas from a friendly girl. Each discovery contributes to Plop's realization that the dark is not as scary as he once believed.
Filled with gentle humour and heartwarming illustrations, this timeless tale imparts a message of courage and resilience. Loved by both parents and children for decades, the story remains as relevant today as it was when first introduced.
This edition presents an abridged version of the classic story, making it perfect for younger readers and ideal for shared reading experiences.
About the Author:
Jill Tomlinson, originally trained as an opera singer, found her calling as a beloved children's author. Her bestselling animal stories have captivated young hearts for nearly four decades, making her a cherished figure in children's literature.
About the Illustrator:
Paul Howard, known for his award-winning illustrations in books by acclaimed authors, including Jill Tomlinson's animal stories, brings his artistic prowess to enrich the visual narrative of The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark. Residing with his family in Belfast, Paul continues to delight children and reviewers worldwide with his captivating illustrations.