‘Trees began to sway, a few branches snapped off, and leaves scattered through the air. Little Owl was almost swept off his feet. No matter how hard he flapped his wings, the wind forced him backwards. The wind blew him back to the pond.’ When the full moon is high in the sky, Little Owl has the chance to prove himself. In order to gain authority over the owls in the woods, he will have to catch a moonfish. Little Owl has three chances before the moon disappears behind the clouds again. Three chances to catch the fish in the deep, dark pond. Will the shy Little Owl succeed and follow in his father’s footsteps, and become the new leader of the owl group? Full Moon is a coming of age story in which fear is overcome and a small hero rises above himself. This book is a good read for anyone over 8.