The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

By Author / Illustrator

Jill Tomlinson, Paul Howard


Baby & Toddler Books


HarperCollins Publishers




Board book




The magical and reassuring tale about baby barn owl Plop is a beloved children's classic!  As read by HRH the Duchess of Cambridge on CBeebies Bedtime Stories!

Plop, the baby owl, is like every barn owl there ever was, except for one thing - he is afraid of the dark . . .  The dark is brimming with excitement and magic. As Plop ventures into the night, he meets a boy who shows him fireworks, a black cat who takes him exploring, a girl who tells him about Father Christmas, among other surprising discoveries . . .

Filled with gentle humour and heart-warming illustrations, this uplifting story about finding the courage to face your fears has been beloved of parents and children for decades - and its message of resilience is as timely as ever!

This is an abridged board book edition, for readers aged 3+.

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