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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

Written by Jill Tomlinson

Illustrated by Paul Howard

Books for Babies and Toddlers Featured Books for 3+ readers General Fiction Recommended Children's eBooks

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This is one of the all time classics of young children’s fiction and this beautiful gift box set includes the picture book and an adorable true-to-character plush toy of Plop. A lovely, calming bedtime read with a wonderful uplifting finish. Perfect for story-led play, children can re-enact the tale as they learn like Plop, not to be afraid the dark.

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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark Synopsis

This is a timeless picture book starring Plop, a beautiful baby barn owl who is fat and fluffy, with big, round eyes and soft, downy feathers. Plop is afraid of the dark! And then one day he discovers that perhaps the dark isn't quite so scary and dangerous as he feared...Plop learns to embrace the dark and its wonders.

The soft toy can be played with separately.

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ISBN: 9781405275545
Publication date: 09/10/2014
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Novelty book

ISBN: 9781405271974
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781405271974
Publication date: 04/03/2004
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405275545
Publication date: 9th October 2014
Author: Jill Tomlinson
Illustrator: Paul Howard
Publisher: Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd
Format: Novelty book
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Jill Tomlinson

Jill Tomlinson never intended to be a writer.  She trained as an opera singer, and then decided to have a family whilst her voice matured.  But illness intervened, and she had to find another outlet for her energies.  She started on a journalism course, and by the third lesson decided she wanted to write for children.  So she did! It did not come easily.  Her first story, The Bus who went to Church, was rejected by sixteen publishers before it was accepted for a picture book.  Several other picture books followed until she felt ...

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