The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (Jill Tomlinson's Favourite Animal Tales)

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The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (Jill Tomlinson's Favourite Animal Tales)

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (Jill Tomlinson's Favourite Animal Tales)

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Can you plan and write a story about another animal who is afraid of something that animal normally likes? Make a timetable that shows the things that you do on a typical day. Add the things that Plop does during his day. How are they similar / different? Filled with gentle humour and giving comforting reassurance to night-time fears and anxieties, Jill Tomlinson's animal bedtime stories have been enjoyed by children for decades.

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The chapter titles all begin with ‘Dark is?’. Can you think of other ways of describing the dark? Could you write another chapter for the story linked to your description? Who might the owl meet in your chapter? Mrs Barn Owl explains that the dark can be ‘silver or blue or grey or lots of other colours’. Can you paint a picture showing dark scenes in different colours? Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there ever was, except for one thing - he is afraid of the dark.

THE OWL WHO WAS AFRAID OF THE DARK.(Review)". Publishers Weekly. 16 July 2001 . Retrieved 2009-01-01. The book shows what constellations are, especially Orion's belt, and has been adapted as a show at the London Planetarium. [3] There have been stage adaptations of the book by Simon Reade [4] and Tina Williams [5] Plop makes an ‘EEEEEEEK’ sound for the young lady. Think about the different noises that animals make. How do they use these to communicate with each other?Fear of dark: resource list". Clinical Reference Systems. EBSCO Publishing. 31 May 2007 . Retrieved 2009-01-01. The story is about a young barn owl called Plop, who is frightened of the dark. The plot is divided into seven chapters, each covering a night during which Plop learns something new about the dark: dark is exciting, dark is kind, dark is fun, dark is necessary, dark is fascinating, dark is wonderful and dark is beautiful. Plop is gradually persuaded that the dark has its advantages. The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark is a children's book by Jill Tomlinson, of which there is also an audio version read by Maureen Lipman. [1] It was published in 1968, illustrated by Joanne Cole, and an abridged edition illustrated by Paul Howard published in 2001. [2] On 13 February 2022, the BBC broadcast the story on their CBeebies Bedtime Story programme, read by Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. The author uses the phrase ‘a fountain of dancing stars sprang up from the ground’ to describe the fireworks. Can you think of other ways of describing your favourite fireworks?

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