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Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Picture Books
Hoot Owl, Master of Diguise

Hoot Owl, Master of Diguise

Spring 2015 Picture Books
Ages: 3 - 7 yrs.
Author: Sean Taylor
Illustrator: Jean Jullien
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763675783
Hardcover Price: $15.99

A small owl with a penchant for drama relies on his gift for disguise to catch his dinner…but the rabbit isn't fooled by the carrot with big eyes, the lamb knows its own mother and the pigeon doesn't think much of the odd-looking bird bath. What's a very hungry little owl, who can "swoop through the bleak blackness like a wolf in the air," to do? Author Sean Taylor offers a comical solution (pizza is involved), complemented by witty touches in illustrator Jean Jullien's bold shapes and colors.

Lynne Heffley   ©2015 Parents' Choice
A freelance writer and editor for the arts and non-profit organizations, Lynne is a former staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where she established the paper's first weekly children's arts and entertainment beat.

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