So You Want to Be an Owl

  • Jane Porter
  • Walker Books Australia
  • 07/07/2021
  • ISBN: 9781406394566

RRP: $16.99 (Inc. GST)


A funny, non-fiction picture book all about one of the world’s most popular animals – owls!

Learn about owls in this funny, fact-filled picture book. Let Professor Olaf put you through your paces at Owl School. He’ll teach you how to eat, sleep, hoot and even hide like an owl. Have you got what it takes? With gorgeous, humorous illustrations by Maddie Frost.

  • Packed full of facts about owls from around the world.
  • Perfect for the youngest of animal lovers!
  • Pink Lion, Jane Porter’s first book with Walker, was described as a “terrific read-aloud” by School Library Journal.

About the author

Jane Porter is an illustrator specializing in work both for and with children. Her work ranges from picture and novelty books to children’s maps, murals and hand-made books suitable for outreach work. She has worked for a number of organizations, including the National Trust, English Heritage, London Zoo, the Corporation of London, Historic Royal Palaces and the National Health Service. When she’s not working, Jane is often to be found on the River Thames in a coracle or skiff, looking out for passing bats, cormorants and wagtails. Jane lives in London.

About the illustrator

Maddie Frost is an author–illustrator from New England, who lives outside of Boston. She has illustrated many different picture books including her own. She loves using humour in her art or writing because she’s always believed that silliness is very important! Her work is made from handmade texture that has been scanned and digitally pieced together. You can find her online at

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