Because protecting spotted owls has cost Borden"s father his job as a logger in the old growth forest of northern California, Borden intends to kill any spotted owl he sees, until he and his father find themselves taking care of a young owlet.
|Statement||Jean Craighead George ; illustrated by Christine Herman Merrill.|
|Contributions||Merrill, Christine Herman, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.G2933 Th 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||133 p. :|
|Number of Pages||133|
|ISBN 10||0060248912, 0060248920|
|LC Control Number||94038893|
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