Exploring the World of Owls

Firefly Books - How do owls capture prey and defend themselves? how are their wings designed for silent, gliding flight? How do owls conceal themselves from predators? Young readers will learn the answers to these questions and much more in the beautifully illustrated Exploring the World of Owls. But of the roughly 200 owl species worldwide, 19 make their homes across North America.

These birds of prey display noticeable differences in size and markings, but they also share many physical traits and living skills. The haunting sound of its distant hoot may be as close as many of us ever get to an owl.

National Geographic Readers: Owls

National Geographic Children's Books RH1426317439 - Follow these curious-looking creatures through their wooded habitats, and learn how owls raise their young, hunt, and protect themselves. Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud or for independent reading. National Geographic Children s Books. In this level 1 reader, young readers will explore the feathery world of adorable owls.


Holiday House - National Geographic Children s Books. The boldly colored illustrations feature clear labeling, and all new words are defined and reinforced with clear, simple language, appropriate for young readers. Gail gibbons “has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children’s writer-illustrator.

Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 acclaimed books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterflies. The book also features a page of intriguing owl trivia. Her many honors include the washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.

Owls - On silent wings a bird sweeps down in the moonlight. With their striking appearance and distinctive hoot, hoot, owls are one of the most recognizable birds in the world. But did you know there are more than 140 types of owls living in the world?   Gail Gibbons' Owls celebrates the similarities and differences in the many species of owls, from large to small, living in diverse environments and making many different kinds of nests.

The book covers basics of owl behavior, information on how they hunt, and the many factors that have led some types of owls to become endangered.

Owls Nocturnal Animals

Capstone Press - Hunting at night, owls watch for prey with large eyes. These hunters are adapted to life in the dark. National Geographic Children s Books. Capstone Press. Learn more about these feathered nocturnal animals in Owls.

Owls: Birds of the Night Penguin Young Readers, Level 3

Penguin Young Readers - Capstone Press. Did you know that the biggest owl has a wingspan of five feet? That's big! The smallest owl is no bigger than an avocado. National Geographic Children s Books. Filled with photographs and vivid illustrations, this book will teach you all about these beautiful birds. Excerpt:when the owlets are about one month old, they are ready to leave the nest.

At first, owlets hop from branch to branch. They grab onto tree bark. They wander around on the ground. They practice flapping their wings. Look!they are flying!The owlets are now called fledglingssay: FLEJ-lings.

Owl Babies

Candlewick - Capstone Press. A tender tale to remind the youngest of children that Mommy always comes back. I want my mommy!" three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.

. What is she doing? when will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Stunning illustrations from striking perspectives capture the anxious little owls as they worry. Not surprisingly, joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greet the mother’s return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale.

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National Geographic Readers: Hoot, Owl!

National Geographic Children's Books - This pre-reader uses simple vocabulary and fun pictures to capture the interest and help develop the skills of beginning readers. The humorous and fun information about one of nature's most intriguing animals makes this new reading experience a treat. National Geographic Society. National Geographic Children s Books.

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Owls Kids Can Press Wildlife Series

Kids Can Press 9781553376248 - In this clearly written look at the two main groups of owls - typical owls and barn owls - kids will find out where owls live, what they eat, how young owls learn and much more. National Geographic Children s Books. Capstone Press. The easy-to-read text and accurate, detailed illustrations of this title in the Kids Can Press Wildlife Series meet the research needs of young children and satisfy their curiosity about these mysterious birds.

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Snowy Owls

Capstone Press - National Geographic Society. In these snowy places, they are perfectly camouflaged. Snowy owls make their homes in the icy white lands of the north. Capstone Press. Candlewick Press MA. National Geographic Children s Books. Learn more about this giant owl with full color photos, range maps, and carefully leveled text.

Owls: Our Most Charming Bird

Ten Speed Press - Capstone Press. National Geographic Children s Books. Ten speed Press. National Geographic Society. An enchanting illustrated guide to owl species of the world. The owl is one of nature’s most captivating creatures. From the adorable eurasian pygmy owl, to the great Gray Owl, small enough to fit in your pocket, celebrated for its size and elegance—these charming illustrations are sure to delight anyone intrigued by these wise and wonderful animals.

In this enchanting guide, artist Matt Sewell brings to life fifty species from around the world. Candlewick Press MA.

Barn Owls

Capstone Press - Ten speed Press. Capstone Press. National Geographic Children s Books. National Geographic Society. Dark, quiet places like barns are these owls' favorite hideouts. Candlewick Press MA. Just don't disturb barn owls, range maps, or they'll hiss and shriek! Learn more about these pale nighttime hunters with full color photos, and carefully leveled text.