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On a very dark night, Ornella as a baby owlet was frightened by the sudden sight of large red eyes peering at her. When Ornella grew older, her mother wanted the family to learn to fly and hunt at night! This tale explores Ornella's journey to overcome her fears and reach her full potential as an Owl.
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Book Description Boolarong, Brisbane, Moorooka, 2007. 1st ed.. Paperback small oblong quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings light creasing covers & spine, top corner little creased some pages, minor edgewear corners. Unnum 20 pp. A wonderful children's story about a southern Boobook owl named Ornella, who was very afraid of the dark, until she was scared by a violent thunderstorm that turned day into night, and she discovered what made the sound she was frightened of and had red eyes. A read-aloud story suitable for young children. Science facts about the life of the Southern Boobook Owl are embedded in the story of Ornella with the last page of the book describing the life cycle of this species of owl. Seller Inventory # 29621