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ISBN: 9781760992156
Dimensions: 23.7x19cm
Pages: 32
Publication year: 2022
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Owl and Star

Written by Helen Milroy

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Owl loved the sparkle of the stars. He would sit out on his tree at dusk and wait for them to appear. One evening, Owl became worried. His favourite little star had not shown herself. Owl searched far and wide. Where could Little Star be?


‘What makes this book outstanding is the quality of the rich and detailed illustrations.’ ReadPlus

‘This enchanting First Nations story is a perfect night-time read, gazing up at the starry sky and listening out for the hoot of an owl.’ Indigenous Literacy Foundation

Owl and Star is a gentle story told in the style of a traditional tale – perfect for sharing with little stars at bedtime.’ Writing WA

‘Striking and bold illustrations enhance this heart-warming tale.’ Abbey’s Bookshop

‘This picture book is lyrically told with incredible imagery … Young readers will adore this magnificent tale of friendship.’ Reading Time

‘Helen Milroy has written a calm and tranquil tale with subtle messages about caring for the universe.’ Little Squirrel’s Bookshelf

‘It’s a beautiful picture book about an owl searching for their favourite little star when it can’t be spotted one night. With stunning illustrations in a palette reflecting the sky and the stars, it’s a lyrical and thoughtful tale, perfect for bedtime.’ One More Page Podcast


Premier’s Prize for Children’s Book of the Year (Shortlisted 2023)

Pages: 32
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Helen Milroy

Helen Milroy is a descendant of the Palyku people of the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She was born and educated in Perth. Helen has always had a passionate interest in health and wellbeing, especially for children. Helen studied medicine at the University of Western Australia. She is currently a professor at UWA, Consultant Child […]