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Charting the journey of a little lost owl, a heart-warming and reassuring read from one of the most exciting new voices in children's literature.
The award-winning debut title from Chris Haughton, the acclaimed author-illustrator of Oh No, George! and Shh! We Have a Plan, this is the heart-warming story of Little Owl - who must be more careful when he is sleeping... Uh-oh! He has fallen from his nest, and with a bump he lands on the ground. Where is his mummy? With the help of his new friend Squirrel, Little Owl sets off in search of her, and meets a sequence of other animals. Yet while one might have his mummy's big eyes, and another her pointy ears, they are simply not her. Chris Haughton's striking colour illustrations follow Little Owl on his quest. Which of his new friends will lead him back to his mummy?
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A captivating debut from one of Booktrust's Best New Illustrators ... is exceptional for its endearing and expressive characterisation, distinctive stylised figures, and unusual palette of ochre, orange, purple, turquoise and indigo, like 1970s' curtains. It makes you smile. -- Nicolette Jones * The Sunday Times * It's endearing, and has beautiful pictures and easy-to-follow themes. * Little Buttons * Has a distinctive look and a charm all its own. Small children can enjoying being one step ahead of squirrel's clues and spotting small creatures in silhouette against the flat, saturated colour and stylised trees. -- Nicolette Jones * The Sunday Times * This stunning picture book from rising Irish star Chris Haughton is one of the top picks of the year. * Sunday Business Post * A distinctive and elegant book, best for reading aloud snuggled up in bed. * Daily Mail *