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Owl moon by Jane Yolen

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Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Owls -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Caldecott Medal

Book details:

About the Edition

On a winter"s night under a full moon, a father and daughter trek into the woods to see the Great Horned Owl.

Edition Notes

Statementby Jane Yolen ; illustrated by John Schoenherr.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
ContributionsSchoenherr, John.
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20931168M
ISBN 100399214577
LC Control Number872300

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Oct 28,  · Owl Moon is an amazing book for children as well as people of all ages. The father and the little girl in this book depict what a good real life father-daughter bonding relationship could be like. From the owling trip that the girl and the father in this book take, you can even learn how to /5. A girl and her father go owling on a moonlit winter night near the farm where they live. Bundled tight in wool clothes, they trudge through snow whiter than the milk in a cereal bowl''; here and the. But John Schoenherr's Caldecott Award-winning watercolor paintings have made the familiar wonderful and strange. From his brush emerges the bold stare of a nocturnal owl, and farmhouse seen from the point of view of one. A beautiful picture book, infused with poetry, which is . “The shared experience of the mysterious, natural night-world seems the more important message of this lovely, quiet book.” — Kirkus “Owl Moon invests the sights and sounds of a moonlit forest with such mysterious presence as to reveal the sacred quality of natural things.” — Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Owl Moon Written by Jane Yolen and Illustrated by John Schoenherr Going owling is an exercise in patience and endurance, but the payoff can be enormous. The young child in this book learns these lessons but is rewarded by seeing a big, beautiful owl closeup and then watching it fly off into the forest. The narrator in "Owl Moon" and Jake in "Whistling" are taught by their fathers to do something new. Write an essay that explains how each of the children feels about their accomplishments, and how their fathers helped them with this. Owl Moon is a Caldecott Winner for its stunning illustrations, which set the tone for the book. Study and discuss a few illustrations in the book. Use blue or grey construction paper with white, brown, black, dark green and grey non-toxic tempera paint to paint a snow scene. Can You Hear an Owl? About Owl Moon Celebrating 30 years of the beloved classic Owl Moon from renowned children’s book author Jane Yolen and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator John Schoenherr! Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream.

Owl Moon is a wonderful story of a young girl's first hunt for the Great Horned Owl with her father. As they trek through the snowy forest, Jane Yolen's text and John Schoenherr's illustrations work together to create a realistic adventure and to express good parenting.5/5(6). Owl Moon is a beautiful story that celebrates the beauty of nature and the relationship between a girl and her father. The watercolor illustrations in the book add to the beauty of the story. You'll want to read it aloud and share the pictures with the kids. It's also a great book to use a springboard for a study of owls. Apr 15,  · Celebrating 30 years of the beloved classic Owl Moon from renowned children's book author Jane Yolen and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator John Schoenherr! Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream/5(9). A young girl and her father take a nighttime stroll near the farm where they live to look for owls. It is a beautiful night, a moonlit winter night. Bundled tightly against the cold, they trudge through the pristine snow, "whiter than the milk in a cereal bowl." As they go, hidden in ink-blue shadows, a fox, a raccoon, a field mouse and a deer watch them pass.