cover image OWL BABIES


Martin Waddell, , illus. by Patrick Benson. . Candlewick, $5.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-7636-1710-3

Three worried owlets wait for their mother to return from her night flight. PW said, "Benson's disarming cross-hatched pictures of fluffy, wide-eyed owl babies, and the use of light-colored text against a black background, turn this sweet story into a hauntingly lovely book." Ages 3-7. (Apr.)