There's an Owl in the Shower Author:Jean Craighead George Borden's father, Leon, was a logger in the old-growth forests of California. That is, until the spotted-owl lovers interfered. One day, frustrated by his father's unemployment, Borden sets out on a mission of revenge against the spotted owl but returns home with a half-starved owlet instead. — The family soon discovers that the owlet, whom Borden... more » names Bardy, loves to take showers and watch late-night TV. Only after the whole family has fallen in love with Bardy do they realize that the conflict between nature and human industry is not so easily resolved.
Award-winning nature writer jean Craighead George tells a heartwarming story about a family and their love affair with a special little owl.« less
Despite what the book says, the spotted owl was not the cause of loggers losing their jobs, automation had already done that to the logging industry, the spotted owl ruling was a convenient scapegoat for the logging corporations to lay off workers.