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An owl with an unusual passion learns to shine in this fresh, funny debut picture book introducing a poetry-loving owl whom kids will cheer for.Otto loves poetryKeats, Rossetti, Dickinson, even T.S. Eliot. He prefers reading to roosting and reciting to hunting. Ordinarily, this wouldnt be a problem. But, you see, Otto is an owl. When the other owls begin to make fun of Otto, he embarks on a difficult journey, finding along the way both his inner poet and a community that accepts him for who he is. Celebrating courage and the importance of sticking with your passion, and incorporating an engaging mix of original and famous poems, Vern Kousky has created an enchanting and inviting worlda forest filled with the sounds of poetry.,

About the Author

Vern Kousky

Vern Kousky is the author and illustrator of Otto the Owl Who Loved Poetry, which received the Frostburg State University Children's Literature Centre Book Award as well as a Parents' Choice Recommended Award, and The Blue Songbird, which was one of Brainpickings.org's Seven Loveliest Children's Books of 2017. Visit him on the web at vernkousky.com.

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