Little Owl's Egg by Debi Gliori


Little Owl's Egg by Debi Gliori

I'm your baby owl. You don't need a new one. Little Owl isn't pleased to hear that there's a baby owl in the egg Mummy has laid. So Mummy pretends it might be a baby penguin ...or crocodile ...or elephant. In the fun of imagining different kinds of siblings, Little Owl realises that a baby owl might just be the best thing of all. A gentle, lovely story about the arrival of a new sibling, addressing fears that Mummy's love will stop. Debi Gliori is a bestselling, award-winning author - writing for the first time for another illustrator: the talented Alison Brown.


Praise for Alfie in the Garden: The ultimate book to share with ages three and upwards - Irish Examiner; Helping in the garden could not be more fun than when it is with Alfie - Practical Pre-school; A lovely story made even more charming by the exquisite illustrations - Creative Steps; Debi Gliori at her best. Perfect Books for Keeps Praise for Dragon Loves Penguin: Debi Gliori is an experienced and award-winning author, and her ability to write an engaging and well crafted story shines through - Muff and Teacake; This books sings with love - The Little Wooden Horse; It is simply delightful, utterly heartwarming and brimful of hope Library Mice

About the Author

Debi Gliori

Debi started writing children's books in 1976, then attended art school in Edinburgh from 1979 to 1984. She received a travelling scholarship award to go to Milan, and worked as a freelance from 1984 onwards. She lives and works in Scotland, and her studio is situated in a thirteenth-century herb garden. She now has four children and her book No Matter What is dedicated to them. Debi Gliori is the author/illustrator of many books for children including Mr Bear, the winner of a Children's Book Award.

DEBI GLIORI is the award-winning author and illustrator of many Bloomsbury picture books including the Alfie series, The Trouble with Dragons, Dragon Love Penguin and the bestselling No Matter What. She has sold more than half a million books in the UK alone.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

6th October 2016



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