From the underground safety of a prairie dog burrow, a small animal emerges. The little creature is a burrowing owl that has moved into an abandoned prairie dog burrow. Packed with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of its young audience, this colorful, fact-filled volume gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. Activities, such as describing the burrowing owl to a friend and discussing critical thinking questions, give readers a chance to gain insights beyond the facts and figures. This book makes learning about the habits and habitat of these little burrow-dwelling birds an enjoyable, satisfying experience.