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When Owly asks his mother question after question about the world, she finds just the right ways to help him find the answers....

Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:32 pages

    Owly Reviews

  • Amanda
    Jul 25, 2009

    This book is adorable. I think it predates Guess How Much I Love You and I prefer it over that one. Baby Owl is curious and asks lots of questions like "How many stars are there?" and "How far is the ...

  • Cindy Sa
    Feb 11, 2014

    OwlyIn this picture book, there is a warm story about the owly and his mother. The small owly always likes to ask question to his mother. Maybe he is a questioning owly. He has many questions in his m...

  • Aneesa
    Oct 10, 2016

    I have a new appreciation for the genre of literature known as "predictable texts."...

  • Erin Reilly-Sanders
    Jan 13, 2012

    I had thought that I was requesting the graphic novel Owly by but apparently ordered this instead. Not a bad mistake- the story is very very sweet. It would make a nice bedtime read for young children...

  • Mariel
    Jun 29, 2010

    This book still almost makes me cry. It's one my momma used to read to me all the time when I was a kid. It's about this little inquisitive owl that asks lots of questions and ends up counting lots of...

  • Sarah Sammis
    Feb 01, 2012

    My son has been interested in owls since he was 18 months old. Really sweet book about a son's curiosity and his mother's gentle encouragement. ...

  • Shiloah
    Jul 27, 2015

    Perfect core phase book. This story is a good example of a healthy learning phase and close bond between mother and child....

  • Dolly
    Jun 14, 2012

    This is a sweet tale about the infinite wonder of nature and our love for one another. The baby owl is so curious and his mama allows him to explore on his own to find out the answers for himself. The...

  • Stacy
    Sep 03, 2016

    As a child I did not like this book because of the "bland" pictures. Then, once I started reading, I enjoyed the story, but forgot what it was about because the pictures do not stand out in my mind. R...

  • Tamara
    Sep 09, 2010

    I didn't have this one as a kid. I picked it up at a used bookstore because of the soft, subdued illustrations caught my eye and it seemed like a sweet story. It is sweet, and reading it with my son i...

About Mike Thaler

Mike Thaler

Mike Thaler, born in Los Angeles, started his professional career drawing cartoons for adults. A children's book editor saw one of his cartoon stories in a national magazine and encouraged Mike to try writing for children. His first attempt met with success, and "The Magic Boy" was published in 1961.Mike has produced over 220 published books and is known as “America’s Riddle King.” He has also bee