• The Owl Who was Afraid of the Dark

  • By: Jill Tomlinson
  • Narrated by: Bill Oddie
  • Length: 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-21-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.0 (23 ratings)

Regular price: $5.15

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Publisher's Summary

Plop is a baby Barn Owl. He's the same as every other baby Barn Owl that has ever been - except for one thing: he is afraid of the dark.
A night-time adventure based on the classic story by Jill Tomlinson. Read by Bill Odie, this audiobook includes a soundtrack and a song.
©2004 The Estate of Jill Tomlinson (text), Paul Howard (illustration); Barry Gibson (music and song) (P)2008 Egmont UK Limited
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Critic Reviews

"[G]reat for calming night-time fears." ( Practical Parenting)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Mauricio on 12-06-11

Keeps my toddler in bed for an extra 40 minutes!

Would you listen to The Owl Who was Afraid of the Dark again? Why?

Yes, we downloaded this for my two year old son, who is now very curious about owls. He listens to this over and over, and it can buy his tired parents an extra half-hour of sleep while he listens.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes, the characters are interesting, and the story is engaging.

Any additional comments?

A good book to help little ones learn about new things - like flying in the dark.

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1 out of 5 stars
By CT on 05-08-16

This is an abridged version

Have you listened to any of Bill Oddie’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Bill Oddie does a good job, but I grew up with the Maureen Lipman version and that's untouchable for me.

Any additional comments?

This is not unabridged, as advertised. It is heavily edited and misses all of the books wonderful humour.

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1 out of 5 stars
By MarkTwain on 01-03-12

This is NOT by Maureen Lipman, but Bill Oddie

If you came here from Amazon and expected this to be the version by Maureen Lipman, because you clicked on the link from the Maureen Lipman version, this is not. The link from Amazon is wrong and you may waste your money if you proceed, I did! Very unimpressed.

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5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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