Owls are supposed to be wise, but Twoo Twit is anything but! He loves playing on haybales and playing poohsticks, but he really doesn't like going to school. Until one day when he goes to play in the church tower and gets the fright of his life! Suddenly, he realises that learning to read might actually be a good thing!
A witty cautionary tale from award-winning children's author Kes Gray.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 174 g
Dimensions: 244 x 242 x 5 mm
The illustrations are appealing with intriguing details * Practical Professional Child Care *
Appealing * Junior *
Although a cautionary tale, Twoo twit is thoroughly enjoyable * Write Away *
Mary McQuillan's enchanting illustrations are full of lovely details. The bold brush stokes and colour and the beautifully careful compositions are equally well suited to getting across the fluffy cuteness of the forest creatures and the harshness of Twoo Twit's uncomfortable night. The delightful pictures lift the story above its rather worthy message sufficiently to engage even more cynical young readers. * Writeaway.org.uk *
Twoo Twit is not a wise owl. And the reason why? He's a secret truant. It's not until his lack of education comes to light that he realizes there's a lot to be said for being a learned owl. An appealing tale of a cheeky errant owl who mends his ways. * Junior *
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