When three baby owls awake one night alone in a dark forest to find their mother gone, they can't help but wonder where she is and when she’ll return. Stunning illustrations from unique and striking perspectives capture the spooky forest and reflect the many emotions that beset these endearing owls as they worry about their mother: What is she doing? When will she be back? What scary things move all around them? Not surprisingly, a joyous flapping and dancing and bouncing greets her return, lending a celebratory tone to the ending of this comforting tale. Never has the plight of young ones who miss their mother been so simply told or so beautifully rendered.