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Sheep in a Jeepby Nancy E. Shaw
Synopses & Reviews
Beep! Beep! Sheep in a jeep on a hill thatand#8217;s steep.
Sheep in a Jeep is well loved by the preschool and early-reader sets for its slapstick story of five sheep (in a jeep) and silly sound effectsand#8212;especially when the jeep goes splash and thud in the mud! Nancy Shawand#8217;s rollicking rhymes are Seuss-snappy, and Margot Appleand#8217;s appealing pencil illustrations are expressive and hilarious. This 2010 board book edition, just right for small hands, includes a and#8220;Make Your Own Sheepand#8221; activity! (Think cotton balls.) Shear delight.
Donand#8217;t miss Shaw and Appleand#8217;s other sheep-heaped titles in board book form: Sheep in a Shop, Sheep on a Ship, Sheep Out to Eat, Sheep Trick or Treat, and the lap-size board book edition of Sheep in a Jeep!
and#147;Somebody certainly should sound the horn, because a rollicking, rhyming, delightfully illustrated book has turned up.and#8221;and#151;Horn Book
and#147;A lovely read-aloud, chant-along book.and#8221;and#151;Five Owls
This joyful picture book is now available in a lap edition, perfect for sharing with the youngest child.
What could be better than a misadventure from that rambunctious flock of sheep in board-book form? Two! Now sized perfectly for even the smallest hands, two of Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple's enchanting titles from their sheep series are board books. In Sheep in a Jeep, the hapless flock goes for a drive in the country. In Sheep in a Shop, the sheep are off to the store in search of the perfect birthday gift. With these muttonheads, a normal outing is sure to turn into a joyous lark. Rhyming text and disarming illustrations make these shear delights!
Beep!and#160;Beep!and#160;Out for a drive in the country, Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple's now well-known and beloved sheep run into one mishap after another with their sturdy red jeep. Now in a big book format, this rhyming adventure is a "shear" delight to read aloud.
Beep! Beep! Sheep in a jeep on a hill thats steep.
Sheep in a Jeep is well-loved by the preschool and early-reader sets for its slapstick story of five sheep (in a jeep) and silly sound effects—especially when the jeep goes splash and thud in the mud! Nancy Shaws rollicking rhymes are Seuss-snappy, and Margot Apples appealing pencil illustrations are expressive and hilarious. Shear delight.
Dont miss Shaw and Apples other sheep-heaped titles: Sheep in a Shop, Sheep on a Ship, Sheep Out to Eat, Sheep Trick or Treat, Sheep Blast Off, and Sheep Take a Hike.
About the Author
Margot Apple was born in Detroit, Michigan, to a musician father and a mother who was an illustrator. She now lives in Shelburn Falls, Massachusetts, with her husband and their pets, a dog and a cat. Ms. Apple earned her degree in art at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She is now a full-time freelance illustrator, collaborating with other authors, illustrating her own picture books, and producing illustrations for Cricket and Ladybug magazines. She has illustrated more than fifty books for children and is best known for her collaboration with Nancy Shaw. Ms. Apple enjoys sewing, knitting, and working in her vegetable garden when not illustrating. She also enjoys going to flea markets and tag sales where she collects junk — "otherwise known as antiques and collectibles."Ms. Shaw was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and now lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her husband and two children. She is a freelance writer and a homemaker. She received her B. A. with high distinction and highest honors in English from the University of Michigan, where she was named to Phi Beta Kappa and won the prestigious Hopwood Award. She received her M.A.T. from Harvard University. Ms. Shaw came up with the idea for the Sheep books during a very long car trip with her husband and two children.
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