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Billywise Paperback – 4 Oct 2004

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  • Paperback: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; New edition edition (4 Oct 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0747569088
  • ISBN-13: 978-0747569084
  • Product Dimensions: 27.4 x 0.4 x 24.5 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 387,416 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Cockcroft's luminous, full-bleed, speckled paintings highlight the intensity of young Billywise's eyes and the beauty of the dark forest." -"Kirkus Reviews"

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Judith Nicholls is an established poet for children. Her poems are often anthologised, and she has published many anthologies of her own - including Earthways, Earthwise: Poems on Conservation, Otherworlds as well as her own collections, including Dragonsfire and Midnight Forest. Judith lives in Westbury, Wiltshire. Jason Cockcroft is a hugely talented illustrator. His books for Bloomsbury include Daddy's Lullaby and Blue Rabbit. He is the winner of the first ever Blue Peter Award in 2000 for A Pilgrim's Progress. Jason lives in Addingham, West Yorkshire.

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From a mole-black hole in the oldest oak, deep in the heart of the fern-brushed wood ... a scritch, a scratch, a tap, a crack! Read the first page
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Beautiful Book!! 9 Oct 2003
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This book is a wonderful introduction to owls for children!! Beautiful and very accurate illustrations of barn owls. It is a fun book to read as well. My kids wanted me to read the book many times over. A very good buy!
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I highly recommend this book. Good to teach children about different animals like an owl. Enjoy reading this one to my daughter.
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