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Owl Moon: 20th Anniversary Edition

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 44,037 Ratings and 2,745 Reviews

Book Description
Owl Moon, the timeless and beautiful award-winning classic, is celebrating its twentieth year of charming and delighting children the world over. This touching story of a child and parent finding magic and adventure in a simple, snowy nighttime search for the great horned owl won the Caldecott Award in 1988. With letters from author Jane Yolen and artist John Schoenherr, and a stunning silvery cov... More
Book Information
PublisherPhilomel Books
BindingHardcover (13 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date10/18/2007
The Creators
About Jane Yolen (Author) : Jane Yolen is a published author, compiler, and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Jane Yolen include Merlin and the Dragons (Unabridged), The Pit Dr... more
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About John Schoenherr (Illustrator) : John Schoenherr is a published author, illustrator, and a photographer of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of John Schoenherr include Owl Moon: 20th Anniversary Ed... more
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Reader Comments
12/13/2012 Marie Rose said: One of the most lyrical and touching picture books I've ever read. I'm sure I'm not alone in that opinion!
tags: Inspired me, snow, picture books, nature, favorites, jane yolen

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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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5/5/2010 Sher Magins said: Wonderful story for all children.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me

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1/11/2010 Judy Desetti said: A Classic book for all. Caldecott winner.
tags: I recommend, I read

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8/27/2009 Carla Burke tagged as: Inspired me

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5/10/2009 Christine Petersen tagged as: I recommend

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12/11/2008 Anne McCracken said: beautiful book
tags: Inspired me

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9/10/2008 Charlotte Anne Braden said: This is a sweet book and one of my daughters fave bedtime stories. Its so lovely to cuddle up and read this story.
tags: winter, forest, daughter, dad, night, moon, owl

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9/5/2008 Danna Smith said: Beautiful writing, beautiful illustrations. I've always loved this one. Yane Yolen rocks!
tags: Inspired me

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3/21/2008 Lois Szymansski said: One of my all time favorite books. Just remembering, I feel the cold air in my nostrils and the quiet moonlit night.
tags: Inspired me

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10/1/2007 Nicole Tadgell said: I love this book
tags: Inspired me

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9/21/2007 Tracy Grand said:
My 4th grade daughter's teacher stated that his goal for the year was to make our children leave the classroom feeling confident as writers. He was holding up the book Owl Moon, as an example of a book that took a simple idea and made a beautiful story. His point was that all things, no matter how s... more

tags: I recommend, Alex

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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