Owly

I know I recommended a book in my last post – but it occurred to me that I hadn’t mentioned Owly yet, and I’m going to do that while it is on my mind.

Owly is a comic without words (just a kind of spoken/thought pictogram that kids pick up on quickly with a little help).  It is perfect for kids who aren’t quite reading yet, or not doing so with confidence.  Or anyone who likes woodland shenanigans.

Here is Owly’s website – the books are small-hands friendly digest size and run about ten bucks a pop.  It is ten dollars well spent, as they get a lot of mileage.  You will likely catch your kids reading them on their own.

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Bee is a big fan, though we have a far from complete collection.  She likes me to draw him for her, so she can paint him.

“Owly is the comic book equivalent of a hug.” – Aint It Cool.com

Do check out the site – the creator Andy Runton is rightly proud to have been chosen to create an Owly READ poster for the American Library Association this year.  (you can get one here)

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One thought on “Owly

  1. I can’t believe you put tamarins in the masthead. That is so awesome. Baby Emperor Tamarins are officially the cutest creatures on the planet. After Baby Bee. Because I love them so much.

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