Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
  

Owl Babies

Martin Waddell

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Three little owl babies sit in the tree and wait…and wait…and wait…for their Mummy to come home from hunting. Stunning illustrations match this brilliant classic picture book story. This edition also includes a CD of the story beautifully read by Sophie Aldred.

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Owl Babies by Martin Waddell

I want my mummy! When their mother goes off hunting one night, the three baby owls sit and think (owls think a lot) as they wait for her return... This is a picture book with an accompanying CD read by actress and children's TV presenter Sophie Aldred.

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'A perfect bedtime story' - The Irish Times

About the Author

Martin Waddell

As a child

I've been blown up, buried alive and had cancer as an adult, and survived all these experiences, so I'm a very lucky man. I live where I lived as a child, and nearly all my stories come from things that have happened to me here, at the foot of the Mountain of Mourne.

As an artist
I work in an old stone barn beside my home, and dream my stories in the garden and on long walks on the beach in front of my house. I never write anywhere else. This is where I belong.

Things you didn't know about Martin Waddell

I can wiggle my ears. I am a very noisy tennis player. I had a cat that could open doors. My dog hears my stories before I write them. I scored a hat trick on my debut in adult football, but wound up as a goalkeeper. I used to run a junk stall. I like bringing up egg-shaped stones from the beach to my garden. I like apple tarts. I hate onions. I’m a happy man

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Format

Paperback

Author

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th March 2006

ISBN

9781406302851

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