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Where is the Green Sheep?

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Such a great book! My 9mo son gets excited every time he sees it, funny illustrations and rhymes.

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This book is wonderful, I read it to my daughter since she was a baby and just bought another one to gift to my Playcentre. Great for learning descriptive words.

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Description

There are red sheep and blue sheep, wind sheep and wave sheep, scared sheep and brave sheep, but where is the green sheep?

The search is on in this cozy, sheep-filled story from beloved author Mem Fox and popular Australian cartoonist Judy Horacek. Complete with sleepy rhymes and bright illustrations, this book is sure to delight children of all ages, from the very young to those just beginning to read.

Wonderful characters and wonderfully illustrated. 2005 Children's Book of the Year for Early Childhood. .

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"Everybody loves sheep, and this flock cunningly portrays concepts in a fun and clever manner. We are first introduced to the blue sheep and the red sheep. Sheep in various activities are presented but one sheep is missing—the green sheep. Tanning sheep, diving sheep—even Gene Kelly in sheep's clothing makes an appearance dancing and singing in the rain. (Twenty-first century children will most likely not understand that allusion, but it is a great page!) Horacek's playful pen and watercolor images convey Fox's text with practical simplicity and friendly colors with just the right amount of white space on each spread. A few opposites are included along with an assortment of colorful and colorless sheep engaged in different activities. Can you find the reflective sheep? But what about that elusive green sheep? By the end of the book you will find out." Reviewer: Elizabeth Young, Children's Literature

Author Biography:

Mem Fox has written over 38 books for adults and children including Possum Magic, which has sold over three million copies and is the bestselling picture book ever in Australia. Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister's Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant. Mem's books with Penguin include Where is the Green Sheep?, Hunwick's Egg, A Particular Cow, Where The Giant Sleeps, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby!, The Goblin and the Empty Chair, A Giraffe in the Bath and most recently Baby Bedtime. She lives in Adelaide, Australia. 'Mem Fox's books are like a warm blanket; they have a way of making the world seem a little cosier.' Sunday Age
Release date NZ
March 6th, 2006
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Audience
  • Children / Juvenile
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Puffin
Pages
32
Dimensions
154x160x18
ISBN-13
9780143501763
All-time sales rank
Top 2000
Product ID
1647452

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