- Age Range: 8 and up
- Grade Level: 3 and up
- Series: Animal Predators
- Paperback: 39 pages
- Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (January 1, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 157505745X
- ISBN-13: 978-1575057453
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 10.8 x 0.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #501,315 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Owls (Animal Predators) Paperback – January 1, 2005
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Sandra Markle is the author of more than 200 books for children, such as A Mother's Journey (Charlesbridge, 2006), How Many Baby Pandas (Walker, 2009), The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs (Millbrook, 2011), Butterfly Tree (Peachtree Publishing, 2011). She has won numerous awards for this work, including Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices, NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book, SB& F finalist, John Burroughs List of Nature Books for Young Readers, Junior Library Guild Selection, Orbis Pictus Recommended Book, Charlotte Zolotow Award, and MORE.
She was honoured with the title of "Best of Children's Non-Fiction" Georgia Author Of The Year award five times and was named one of 1999's Women of the Year by Women in Technology International for her contributions to science and technology.
In addition to her books, Sandra Markle has developed science specials for CNN and PBS. She is also noted for developing On-Line Expedition: Antarctica, one of the first on-line educational programs and continued adding further on-line reports from Antarctica while working on book projects in 1996 and 1999 as a grantee for the National Science Foundation's Artists and Writers Program.
Reviewers have heaped praise on Markle's books, including:
Outside and Inside Bats "The author presents a particularly felicitous accord of words and pictures in an outstanding science book for the primary grades." The Horn Book Magazine
Outside and Inside Alligators "This newest installment of the Outside and Inside series adds another fine book to a top-notch series." Bookselling This Week, a Kid's Pick of the Lists
Outside and Inside Dinosaurs It's like sitting down with a dinosaur expert who happens to be a great teacher." The Horn Book Magazine
Sandra Markle remains proudest, though, of the praise she has received in fan mail from children. She's happy to fulfill the requests of the young readers that urge her to "please write more."
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My grandson loves owls and was thrilled with this book.Published 13 months ago by Sondra Eisenpress
Good pictures and information. We used the book prior to having an owl visit our Bible school. Very good information.Published 19 months ago by Carolyn B. Frye
The one star is not aimed at the book itself. It is a fine book! My gripe is that I did not see that it was only approximately 37 pages long, because you can be sure I would have... Read morePublished on July 9, 2013 by vicky
My son used this book to complete a project for school. It had more comprehensive information than what he found on the internet. Good price.Published on March 28, 2013 by Salvatore M. Mancino
There was a lot excellent photographs, but I found the book too short ant not as extensive a collection of the varieties of different speciesPublished on February 18, 2013 by Larry Benson