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Billywise [Paperback]

Judith Nicholls , Jason Cockroft


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4 Oct 2004
From a mole-black hole in the oldest oak, deep in the heart of the fern-brushed wood. In this poetic and atmospheric text, the first faltering steps of a little owl chick are depicted, from the struggle out of the egg, to the final exhilarating first swoop of flight. A lyrical text from a children's poet is complemented by stunning artwork by prize-winning artist Jason Cockcroft.


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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: 23.8 x 27 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 151,573 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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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful Book!! 9 Oct 2003
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Format:Hardcover
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!
5.0 out of 5 stars Would recommend 1 Feb 2010
By B. Friant - Published on Amazon.com
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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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