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Martin Waddell
Martin Waddell is the Hans Christian Andersen Medal winner 2004 and two-time Smarties Prize winner. Among his many books for children are the Little Bear and Farmer Duck series. Martin lives in Newcastle in County Down. show more



Martin Waddell is the Hans Christian Andersen Medal winner 2004 and two-time Smarties Prize winner. Among his many books for children are the Little Bear and Farmer Duck series. Martin lives in Newcastle in County Down.

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TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it 6 years ago
Sarah, Percy and Bill are three owl babies. One night they awake to find their mother gone. They stay awake and await her return. After a while when she doesn't return, they get a little worried. What a cute book. I enjoyed it. The owl babies were very cute.
Rabbit Reads
Rabbit Reads rated it 8 years ago
Can I just say how awesome this play is?
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 8 years ago
I can't remember how I heard about this book or how it ended up on my to-read list, but I know it's been there forever. If I had to guess I'd say it has something to do with the fact that it was illustrated by Angela Barrett. The story here is simple (almost non-existent really), but still very en...
Books by the Lake
Books by the Lake rated it 9 years ago
Simply beautiful pictures! I've never read this to a two-year-old, but I bet that after they got over being scared by it (like Are You My Mother? scared me at that age) they would love it, for its memorable words and expressive pictures and reassuring message.
debnance
debnance rated it 10 years ago
The babies awake and mother is gone; will she return? Of course she will, for this is one of those quietly reassuring picture books that children and parents love.
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