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Listen Quietly

Little Owl and Cat flew to the meadow. It smelled of blooming wildflowers and buzzed with the sound of honeybees gathering pollen. [excerpt from “Hello Little Owl, Chipped Munk”] Early one morning in July I went outside to the deck. It was beautiful and I was enjoying my alone time. […]

Finding Your Way When You’re “Lost”

“But,” offered Mommy Owl, “You must never forget your family and the friends who helped you become such a wise Little Owl.” “Why?” wondered Little Owl, looking up at her curiously. “Because we all love you and are here to help if you ever lose your way!” [Excerpt from “Hello […]

owl poems for children

Meet Cat

Cat is Little Owl’s best friend in the whole wide forest. She is loyal, caring, dependable. She is also cautiously adventurous, sensible and instinctive! Early on in their relationship Cat explains to Little Owl that she must go through a change. After the transformation, they remain best of friends realizing […]

what is the true meaning of family

The Meaning of Family

“You have a loving family and many friends who will help teach you the ways of the world. Every day you will learn something new!” “You will become wise, Little Owl,” promised Daddy Owl. “But, Little Owl,” said Mommy Owl, “You must never forget your family and the friends who […]

childrens story books

Munk Learns to Ask for Help… And So Can Your Child

“Munk” is Little Owl’s chipmunk friend. He is busy, hard working, and resourceful. He doesn’t have a lot of time to play, as he is always hunting for food to store for the winter. Munk learns that everyone in the forest is not to be trusted. So he depends on […]

childrens books about adventure

The Difference Between Adventure and Danger

But Little Owl happily shouted “Ya-Hoo,” forgetting that her little legs and claws were made for perching, not scooting! [Excerpt from Hello Little Owl, I Am Hermit Crab] (Click picture to purchase.) AD – VEN – TURE Noun An unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity. Verb Engage in […]

children's picture book about owls

“Hoo” Doesn’t Love Owls?

Years ago a friend of mine (Dave) found a young owl in the woods. It had been hurt and was unable to fly. Dave brought the little owl to his home, where he built it a small comfortable shelter. Dave is a very caring person. His gentle manner and abundance […]

best books for toddlers

Hello Little Owl

This children’s book was written for my first grandchild. Not knowing the gender, we called the unborn baby, our Little Owl. Our last name translates to little owl in German. My book welcomes Little Owl into her new world, explaining to her the many things she will learn as she […]

what is the true meaning of family

THE MEANING OF FAMILY

“You have a loving family and many friends who will help teach you the ways of the world. Every day you will learn something new!” “You will become wise, Little Owl,” promised Daddy Owl. “But, Little Owl,” said Mommy Owl, “You must never forget your family and the friends who […]