Book Description

Owl’s friends guess what’s in his box; with bold, colourful illustrations and simple text for young children.

Owl has a special surprise for the party, but his friends can’t seem to guess what it is. This sweet and silly story has it all adventure, pirates, princesses, and donuts! Bold illustrations, colourful characters and simple text enable new readers to develop their vocabulary. Printed as a board book, the story is nicely designed for children and readers of all ages.

  • Bold illustrations with colourful characters.
  • Simple text with short sentences, enabling early readers to enjoy reading and develop their vocabulary.
  • Sturdy design suitable for young children.

“A cheery guessing game for toddlers ready for a sweet, predictable mystery. … Expect demand for repeated readings (and maybe donuts too).” —Kirkus Reviews

Rebecca Purcell is a children’s book author and illustrator from Portland, United States. She studied Art History in college before launching her career as an artist. Prints of her cute illustrations can be found in nurseries and playrooms around the world. Rebecca likes drawing with pencils, hiking through alpine meadows, and drinking large quantities of tea. She has written and illustrated several series of children’s board books. Rebecca’s book, Zip the World’s Greatest Robot, was included as a Best of 2020 Board Book/Picture Book from Kirkus Reviews. She lives in an old brick house with her husband, two sons, a stubborn dog, and a nearly perfect cat.

Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Levels

Guided Reading Level: G

Grade Level Equivalent: 1

Educational Descriptions

Board book, Owl and Bird series, Story elements: setting, plot and character development: Owl and Bird, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, compare and contrast adventures of characters in a series, predict outcomes, identify sequence of events, and cause and effect relationships. Themes: friendship, adventure, party time!

Interest Age: 3 to 7 years

Reading Age: 6 to 7 years

RRP: GBP £4.99 / USD $5.95

Format: Board Book

Page Count: 16 pages

ISBN: 978-1-80036-003-7

Book Details
Author:
Rebecca Purcell
Illustrator:
Rebecca Purcell
Format:
Board Book
Size:
14.5 cm in H · 17.8 cm in W · 16 pages
Categories:
Release Date:
November 2021
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