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Owls

Hunters of the Night

Series: Animals After Dark

By Elaine Landau

While we sleep, owls silently swoop through the night skies. But what else goes on after dark? How do owls hunt so well and what do they eat? Where do they live and who are their enemies? Join author Elaine Landau as she takes the reader on a tour through the nighttime world of owls.

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Library Ed.978-0-7660-2768-8$23.94$17.95

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Reviews

". . . attractive volume . . . information . . . [is] clearly presented in short sentences and printed in large type."

Booklist, May 15, 2007

". . . a useful resource for anyone wanting to know a little more about owls, their habitats and hunting habits . . . a good addition to an elementary or public library."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, May 2007

"Plenty of information is given for students to use this selection in report writing."

Arlington Independent School District, September 19, 2007

"Interesting photos and a concise and thorough text will make this an interesting book for casual reading as well as research."

Lubbock Independent School District, August 15, 2007

"Librarians looking for animal books with a nighttime focus will find this series helpful . . ."

Library Media Connection, October 2007

"This book offers a straightforward introduction to owls. The clear text features interesting facts about the birds' lives and habitats . . . Photographs, often of the owls in action, will catch young readers' attentions."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2007

"Information is clear . . . Great addition to collection on birds or nocturnal animals."

Seattle Public Schools, July 5, 2007

"One area that separates this piece from other pieces of nonfiction is that the glossary is presented prior to the text. This allows children to preview unfamiliar words prior to engaging in the reading, which is appropriate for the third grade level. Because of this unique organization, a student reading this book as part of a science lesson would also engage in an effective reading strategy . . ."

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