There's An Owl In The Shower

Paperback | March 14, 1997

byJean Craighead George

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Borden's father, Leon, was a logger in the old-growth forests of California. That is, until the spotted-owl lovers interfered. One day, frustrated by his father's unemployment, Borden sets out on a mission of revenge against the spotted owl but returns home with a half-starved owlet instead.
The family soon discovers that the owlet, whom Borden names Bardy, loves to take showers and watch late-night TV. Only after the whole family has fallen in love with Bardy do they realize that the conflict between nature and human industry is not so easily resolved.
Award-winning nature writer jean Craighead George tells a heartwarming story about a family and their love affair with a special little owl.

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In this middle grade novel, acclaimed author and illustrator Jean Craighead George tells the story of how one unusual spotted owl makes his way into the home--and hearts--of a family of loggers.

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Borden's father, Leon, was a logger in the old-growth forests of California. That is, until the spotted-owl lovers interfered. One day, frustrated by his father's unemployment, Borden sets out on a mission of revenge against the spotted owl but returns home with a half-starved owlet instead.The family soon discovers that the owlet, who...

Jean Craighead George is the author of over eighty books for children and young adults. Her novel Julie of the Wolves won the Newbery Medal in 1973, and her novel My Side of the Mountain was a Newbery Honor Book in 1960. She has continued to write acclaimed picture books and novels that celebrate the natural world. She lives in Chappaq...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.29 inPublished:March 14, 1997Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064406822

ISBN - 13:9780064406826

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Loving Story This is by far my favourite book. It is about a owl hater who finds an owl and can make room in is heart for it. Young or old it should be read by everyone. I am 12 years old, I loved the book so much, I gave it to my 17 year old sister to read. It might have taken her less time to read, but she came out with the same results as me. It is a time-well spent book, that can change your life, as it did mine.
Date published: 2000-08-28

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From Our Editors

In this middle grade novel, acclaimed author and illustrator Jean Craighead George tells the story of how one unusual spotted owl makes his way into the home--and hearts--of a family of loggers.

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Merrill's drawings perfectly capture the engaging bird and the family's affection for it.'. (SLJ)