What is that wide-eyed bird hooting in a tree? It's an owl--one of the most recognizable raptors. This text introduces readers to the owl family's most interesting members. Readers delight in learning about owls' predatory behavior and walk away knowing how this bird of prey got its reputation as one of the world's most adept hunters. Written to support elementary curriculum standards, the age-appropriate language makes it easy to learn about life science. Fact boxes and detailed color photographs offer opportunities for additional learning.