Children love books about animals. So, today I bring you owl books for kids. Can I hear a hoot hoot? From fictional stories about owls to informational books, I’ve got you covered.
Books About Owls for Kids
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Enjoy exploring these picture books, graphic novels, and chapter books about owls including fiction and nonfiction.
Stories Featuring Owls for Children
Brian Won brings us Hooray for Today! Owl is ready to play at night when owls are awake, but he has a hard time finding friends to play with at that time of the day.
Journey with Hoot and Peep by Lita Judge as they soar through the Paris sky taking in all the sights and sounds. The story is also a sweet lesson in sibling love and learning.
Little Owl’s Night by Divya Srinivasan is a story of all the things that go on at night in the animal world. It’s a great read for kids who wonder what goes on outside as they sleep.
Also about owls is Little Hoot by Amy Krouse Rosenthall. Little Hoot wants to go to bed and his parents won’t let him. Owls don’t sleep at night!
Good Night Owl by Greg Pizzoli is the story of an owl who keeps hearing things while trying to get asleep. What could be making all the noise?
I love a good wordless book and the brand-new Owl Bat Bat Owl by Mary Louise Fitzpatrick did not disappoint. The owl family has to deal with new neighbors and after a stormy night they become great friends.
Owly Just a Little Blue is the second book in the graphic novel Owly series by Andy Runton. Owly discovers a new bluebird and decides to build a home to help it. It’s not an easy task to build or to make friends with the new bird family. But, Owly is determined and kind. The first book in the series is Owly The Way Home.
Informational Books About Owls for Kids
Night Owl Night by Susan Edwards lets us travel into the forest to experience a catch-and-release research project on owls. Beautiful illustrations enhance our experience of feeling like a researcher and practicing patience
Greta The Great Horned Owl: A True Story of Rescue and Rehabilitation by Christie Gove-Berg showcases the amazing people who work at rehabilitating owls and other birds.
National Geographic Readers: Owls by Laura Marsh brings us the amazing illustrations we expect from National Geographic alongside inormation about these amazing flying creatures.
Speaking of amazing photographs, you will want to get Whooo Knew? by Annette Whipple. Get all your questions about owls answered from Why do owls puke? to How Do Owls Hunt?
So You Want to Be an Owl by Jane Porter takes us to owl school where you will master hooting, practice your hunting skills, and master seeing in the dark. There’s lots to learn about these nocturnal animals.
Each lesson is full of fun facts and fascinating information. And, it’s done in a very playful way.
-Owls can turn their heads 270 degrees.
-The Elf Owl lives in a cactus.
-Owlets need to eat up to ten times a day.
Get reading and learning with this great informational book.
Printable List of Books About Owls
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For more books about birds, check out my big list.—>Books About Birds