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The Sleepy Owl

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Available once again is the first picture book by the creator of the international bestseller "The Rainbow Fish". When Little Owl oversleeps one night, she wakes to find that all the other owls have gone off without her. Soon she befriends a little boy named Tom who helps the sleepy little owl find plenty of playmates. Full color.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by NorthSouth (first published January 1st 1986)
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Sarah Sammis
May 27, 2009 Sarah Sammis rated it it was amazing
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Sean's current favorite book is The Sleepy Owl. It's the story of an owl who over sleeps each night and misses playing with her owl buddies. She tries to befriend a young boy who gives her an alarm clock to help her wake up when he's awake. Of course this works out disastrously for her and her friends so the alarm clock has to be returned. In the process though, the little owl does learn how to wake up on time and the little boy learns something about owls.

It's the perfect story for Sean, a lit
Kristin Lee
This book teaches children that sometimes you have to make sacrifices in order to get an outcome that you want. Owl wants to be able to play with his other owl friends, but he never wakes up in time. Overtime, he learns that if he just wakes up a little earlier everyday, he can play with his owl friends.
Hillary Hayman
Oct 14, 2012 Hillary Hayman rated it it was amazing
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Story of an owl looking for a playmate who learns. Eventually learns about being nocternal.
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Marcus Pfister was born in Berne, Switzerland, and began his career as a graphic artist in an advertising agency. In 1983, he decided to dedicate more time to artistic pursuits, and began to write and illustrate his first book, The Sleepy Owl, which was published in 1986. His best-known work to date is The Rainbow Fish, which has remained on bestseller lists across the United States since 1992.

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