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Otis The Owl

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“Otis The Owl”, written by naturalist and nature photographer, Mary Holland, is the story of a young barred owl. This educational book tells how Otis was born and raised in the woods. He grows alongside his sister with the help of his mother and father. Readers learn many wondrous facts about Otis and his kind. Absolutely beautiful photography is found throughout the entire book. Storyline helps to engage young learners with these amazing pictures. The last few pages include lots of fascinating facts about owls. A perfect addition to any child’s personal or school library.

Publisher’s Description:

In beautifully detailed photographs, Mary Holland captures the first few months of a baby barred owl’s life. The huge eyes and fluffy feathers will steal the hearts of readers as they learn how barred OtisOwl_Pic1owl parents ready their young owlets for the big world outside the nest. Follow along as Otis learns to eat, fights with his sister, and prepares for flight.

This nonfiction picture book with a cuddle factor includes a 4-page For Creative Minds section in the back of the book and a 35-page cross-curricular Teaching Activity Guide online. Otis the Owl is vetted by experts and designed to encourage parental engagement. Its extensive back matter helps teachers with time-saving lesson ideas, provides extensions for science, math, and social studies units, and uses inquiry-OtisOwl_Pic3based learning to help build critical thinking skills in young readers. The Spanish translation supports ELL and dual-language programs. The interactive ebook reads aloud in both English and Spanish with word highlighting and audio speed control to promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, text engagement, and reading comprehension. Tap animals and other things that make noise to hear their sounds.

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