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Owling

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This is an incredibly detailed non-fiction text for young readers.

The images are all well selected and much of the information given is interesting.

As far as its usefulness for a class read, I would suggest this veers toward being slightly too long and in too much detail about specific owl breeds for most primary aged children.

I would consider having this in a school library as a reference book or for any child who finds this subject exceptionally interesting.
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What a lovely book, bursting with fascinating information about these beautiful birds and wonderful pictures too.  This is a great source of scientific/natural world information for both children and adults and would make a brilliant book for children and parents to share and explore further.
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I really loved this book. It was full of amazing things about owls. I love learning things about them. Full of informations and beautiful pictures.
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I love this book! It’s visually compelling, organized by wonderful topics, and so packed full of intriguing facts about owls. As a teacher, I love that you included a glossary and raptor rehab locations in the back. The whole time I was reading the digital copy, I was thinking how much I want to buy a printed copy for myself, and then I made a list of kids, and other birders, and my mom, and on and on, who will love a printed copy as a gift from me. What a beautiful book on owls! This is by far the best book I’ve read on owls.
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A reference book rather than narrative nonfiction that includes an amazing variety of owls to learn about. Tons of photos make this a vibrant read!
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This book is everything you wanted to know about owls and more. Beautiful photography and in depth information on owls. This is a great research book if doing a school report. From bones, different eye colors of owls, night vision, wing spans, nesting, and every type of owl you will not be disappointed in this book. It is worth having it for the pictures alone. 
I received this book in exchange for my honest opinion.
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Even if you think you don't want to know about owls, you should read this book. Even if you thought you knew everything you needed to know about owls, you should read this book. And even if you don't like reading "children's science books" you should read this book.



Owling is a well written, middle-grade book with fascinating tidbits about Owls, from the way that their eyes work, to their ears, to how they build nests. Hint, they don't, they "borrow" other birds nests.



Great pictures, and easy to read one page factoids, make this book a delight. I would highly recommend it for schools and libraries. And adults will enjoy it as well.
Thanks to Netgalley for making this book available for an honest review.
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This is a well written and easy to understand book packed full of information about owls.  I wasn't expecting it to be so long, but was happy with everything it contained.  The digital arc was missing about 20% of it's pages (they were still blank), but as this is a non-fiction title, that didn't affect the overall take-away.  I look forward to purchasing a copy of this book for my upper elementary library.  I especially enjoyed some of the diagrams, "how an owl pellet is formed" was my favorite.  Great information, great photos, kids who like owls will just devour this book.
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Owling was a fascinating look at the life of owls. This book was written in a clear but detailed manner accompanied by photos that were  outstanding and somewhat mesmerizing. I especially liked the chapter on how to find an owl and the educational activity related to it. It was quite a unique learning experience for the young children. 
This book should be a part of the school library where it can be enjoyed by children of all ages. 
Highly recommended!
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A good introduction, crash course type of  book for anyone who is fascinated by Owls. I learnt interesting things about owls and the different species are beautiful.
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This is such a cool guide to owls! The intended audience was children, but as an adult, I was engaged throughout. There are copious pictures and diagrams, and the owls within are both adorable and majestic. A very solid work.
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Absolutely stunning pictures of so many different types of owls and their habitats! A must have in every classroom and home. Enjoyable for children and adults. The author is extremely knowledgeable about owls on a personal level as well as a professional one. The information is truly eye opening and goes in depth into the world of owls! Fantastic!
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This book is full of captivating photographs and useful tidbits about owls. It will be useful to display during bird and animal programs.
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I've got this book on Netgalley (like many...) it doesn't affect my opinion in anyway, but I say it for this book because part of it seem unfinished, so it probably won't be the case for the final published version but it was for mine so... What I notice is that some picture had not sentence on them but the «Add caption» notice and there is one who had a caption but in what look like Spanish or Portuguese maybe. That being said, that book is really good. It cover the entire world of the Owls, from basic anatomy, to their environment, the way they hunt, etc. etc. I though it would be a very basic children book about owl, but sincerely I learn stuff and I think most adult will, even if it's a book for children around 10 years old I would say. Lots of contents, but all is well explains, well organize, a lot of pictures. If you want to learn about owl this is a good book to do it!
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