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Hey Owl, Do You Want to Play?

Rebecca Purcell

16 pages
Starfish Bay Publishing Pty Ltd
Owl’s friends want him to play, but Owl decides to complete his gardening chores first, and they all reap the rewards. This short, simple picture book is perfect for the youngest readers. It features large type and easy sentences, paired with bold illustrations that help beginning readers decode this story about the rewards of diligence and responsibility. Board book, Owl and Bird series, Emergent Reader, Story elements: setting, plot and character development: Owl and friends, strong illustration support, ask and answer questions, repeated words and phrases, sight word vocabulary. Comprehension strategies: re-tell story, compare and contrast adventures of characters in a series, predict outcomes, identify sequence of events, changes from beginning to end of the story, and cause and effect relationships. Themes: friendship, chores, making decisions
Author Bio
Rebecca Purcell ===============

Rebecca Purcell is a children's book author and illustrator from Portland, United States. She studied Art History in college before launching her career as an artist. Prints of her cute illustrations can be found in nurseries and playrooms around the world. Rebecca likes drawing with pencils, hiking through alpine meadows, and drinking large quantities of tea. She has written and illustrated several series of children's board books. Rebecca's book, Zip the World's Greatest Robot, was included as a Best of 2020 Board Book/Picture Book from Kirkus Reviews. She lives in an old brick house with her husband, two sons, a stubborn dog, and a nearly perfect cat.