On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9780771066931_cover Enlarge Cover View Excerpt
5 of 5
1 rating
rated!
rated!
list price: $7.99
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
category: Fiction
published: July 1989
ISBN:9780771066931

Owls in the Family

by Farley Mowat

reviews: 0
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
5 of 5
1 rating
rated!
rated!
list price: $7.99
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
category: Fiction
published: July 1989
ISBN:9780771066931
Description

Every child needs to have a pet. No one could argue with that.

But what happens when your pet is an owl, and your owl is terrorizing the neighbourhood?

In Farley Mowat’s exciting children’s story, a young boy’s pet menagerie – which includes crows, magpies, gophers and a dog – grows out of control with the addition of two cantankerous pet owls. The story of how Wol and Weeps turn the whole town upside down is warm, funny, and bursting with adventure and suspense.

From the Hardcover edition.

Contributor Notes

Farley Mowat was born in Belleville, Ontario, in 1921, and grew up in Belleville, Trenton, Windsor, Saskatoon, Toronto, and Richmond Hill. He served in World War II from 1940 until 1945, entering the army as a private and emerging with the rank of captain. He began writing for his living in 1949 after spending two years in the Arctic. Since 1949 he has lived in or visited almost every part of Canada and many other lands, including the distant regions of Siberia. He remains an inveterate traveller with a passion for remote places and peoples. He has twenty-five books to his name, which have been published in translations in over twenty languages in more than sixty countries. They include such internationally known works as People of the Deer, The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be, Never Cry Wolf, Westviking, The Boat Who Wouldn’t Float, Sibir, A Whale for the Killing, The Snow Walker, And No Birds Sang, and Virunga: The Passion of Dian Fossey. His short stories and articles have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Maclean’s, Atlantic Monthly and other magazines.

From the Hardcover edition.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
12 to 100
Grade:
7 to 17

Buy this book at:

Buy the e-book:

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.

Related Blog Posts

Reading Lists Featuring “Owls in the Family”

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...