Since I made a cute Owl Valentine Card, it got me thinking about what kinds of gifts could be given with them. In addition to the normal candy, you could give kids books!
Or you could just get these Books about Owls, for Kids for your child to create an entire theme unit around Owls. Make the punch art Owl and just don’t put it on a card.
Be certain to check out our other book recommendations for kids!
These Owl books for children also make great gifts for an owl themed baby shower.
Mom will enjoy some relaxing coloring while the new baby naps and both parents can read the books to the kids for many years to come.
Use these as inspiration for your Valentine’s Day cards!
What is a group of owls called?
A group of owls is called a parliament!
How many species of owls are there in the world?
There are 220 different species of owls that live and exist all over the world.
More Owl Resources:
These Owl Crafts are sure to help you in your Unit Studies! The more owl fun you can have, the better!
- Don’t forget the Punch Art Owl that I made!
- Can’t have a theme unit without some yummy snacks! This Owl Cupcake is adorable, right?
Owl Books for Children
From stories to facts to coloring – these books will help you teach your kids everything there is to know about the Wise Old Owl!
Owls Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Books)
Colorists of all ages will adore these 30 whimsical illustrations of owls — perched on branches, surrounded by flowers, silhouetted against backdrops with crescent moons, and nestled into other fun-to-color settings.
Gail Gibbons explores the mysterious world and workings of owls in her latest nonfiction picture book. She depicts numerous species of owls and discusses their biological similarities as well as their differences.
She portrays their ideal habitats, life styles, birth and development and environmental hazards that are threatening certain species. As usual, her comprehensive text is accompanied by clearly labeled illustrations and diagrams.
Definitions are also included for additional clarity.
National Geographic Readers: Owls
In this level 1 reader, young readers will explore the feathery world of adorable owls.
Follow these curious-looking creatures through their wooded habitats, learn how owls raise their young, hunt, and protect themselves.
Beautiful photos and carefully leveled text make this book perfect for reading aloud or for independent reading.
Little Owl's Night
It’s evening in the forest and Little Owl wakes up from his day-long sleep to watch his friends enjoying the night.
Hedgehog sniffs for mushrooms, Skunk nibbles at berries, Frog croaks, and Cricket sings. A full moon rises and Little Owl can’t understand why anyone would want to miss it.
Could the daytime be nearly as wonderful? Mama Owl begins to describe it to him, but as the sun comes up, Little Owl falls fast asleep.
Putting a twist on the bedtime book, Little Owl’s Night is sure to comfort any child with a curiosity about the night.
"I want my mommy!”
Three baby owls awake one night to find their mother gone, and they can’t help but wonder where she is.
What is she doing?
When will she be back?
What scary things move all around them?
Stunning illustrations from striking perspectives capture the anxious little owls as they worry. Not surprisingly, joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greet the mother’s return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale.
Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.
Eva's Treetop Festival: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #1)
Eva Wingdale gets in over her head when she offers to organize a spring festival at school.
Even with her best friend Lucy’s help, there is NO way she will get everything done in time.
Will Eva have to ask Sue (a.k.a. Meanie McMeanerson) for help? Or will the festival have to be cancelled?
This book is written as Eva’s diary — with Rebecca Elliott’s owl-dorable full-color illustrations throughout!
A Snowy Owl Story (Wildlife on the Move)
One winter, as food gets scarce, a snowy owl finds himself forced to look in new and unfamiliar spots in order to find food and a place to call home.
Based on a true story, “A Snowy Owl Story” describes, through the tale of one particular owl, the recent irruption of snowy owls all across the United States.
Through this simple narrative, youngsters will learn about migration, adaptation, and respectful human interaction with nature.
Published in cooperation with Maine Audubon
Oola the Owl Who Lost Her Hoot!
Oola the baby owl has such a energetic night that she loses her hoot, so she heads into the forest to find it again.
Explore what happens in this beautifully illustrated story.
In My Tree
Turn the colorful die-cut pages of this irresistible board book to discover just what makes little owl’s tree so cozy.
Is it little owl’s sturdy branch and snuggly roost? No, it’s his loving family!
Bright pictures, reassuring messages, unique layered pages and an adorable felt finger puppet attached to each book combine to create interactive reading and playtime fun!
Owling: Enter the World of the Mysterious Birds of the Night
Wildlife photojournalist and nature educator Mark Wilson presents a one-of-a-kind look into the mysterious lives of these distinctive birds.
Dramatic images of the 19 owl species of North America nesting, flying, hunting, and catching prey are accompanied by information about the birds’ silent flight, remarkable eyes and ears, haunting calls, and fascinating night life.
Kids will learn how to spot owls; identify their calls, plumage, and pellets; and even carry on a hooting conversation with a nearby owl.
Distinguished author Jane Yolen has created a gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a young child and her father as well as humankind's close relationship to the natural world.
Wonderfully complemented by John Schoenherr's soft, exquisite watercolor illustrations, this is a verbal and visual treasure, perfect for reading around and sharing at bedtime.
Owl Love You
The sun is setting, time to rise!
At dusk, when an owl’s day is just beginning, a baby owl asks questions and a mama owl offers comforting answers in this gentle, reverse bedtime book, featuring lulling, lyrical text and luminous illustrations of the nighttime world.
Little Owl's Day
A squirrel is chittering. Bees are buzzing. The sun is high in the sky. And Little Owl is supposed to be asleep, but when he wakes up early, he’s just too curious to close his eyes again.
The forest he knows so well at nighttime is completely different – and exciting – in the day!
After watching butterflies dance, wolf pups play, and then his very first rainbow, Little Owl returns to his tree. He has many new stories for his mama.
The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark (Jill Tomlinson's Favourite Animal Tales)
Plop, the Baby Barn Owl, is like every Barn Owl there ever was, except for one thing—he is afraid of the dark.
"Dark is nasty," he says and so he won't go hunting with his parents.
Mrs. Barn Owl sends him down from his nest-hole to ask about the dark and he meets a little boy waiting for the fireworks to begin, an old lady, a scout out camping, a girl who tells him about Father Christmas, a man with a telescope, and a black cat who takes him exploring.
He realizes that through these encounters that dark is super after all.
Grumpy Owl wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and, just when he thinks things can't get worse, he discovers his animal friends are making all the wrong sounds!
Brown Bear says "Woof!", Tan Toad says "Gobble!" and Red Rooster says "Moo!"
Grumpy Owl cannot believe his ears and frantically tries to correct his friends without much success!
Come along on this silly adventure as Grumpy Owl learns a valuable lesson about treating others with kindness whether they "Woof, oink, gobble! Moo, quack or squeak!"
I hope you and your kids have fun learning about Owls!
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