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Sheep in a Jeepby Nancy E. Shaw
Synopses & Reviews
Tacky's perfect friends find him annoying until his odd behavior saves the day.
Tacky is an odd bird. He likes to do splashyand#160;cannonballs and greet his companions with a loud "What's happening?" In fact, he's something of an eccentric, which wouldn't be a problem if all the other penguins weren't such ...conformists.
When intimidating visitors invade their peaceful nice, icy land it'll take a lot more than a bunch of perfect penguins to save the day. Thank goodnessand#160;Tacky's such an odd bird!and#160;
A flock of hapless sheep drive through the country in this rhyming picture book that's now available as aand#160;big book.
What will happen when the sheep go trick-or-treating? Could there be wolves lurking in the woods, hoping to waylay them as they return home with their bags full of goodies? In crisp verse and whimsically eerie pictures, Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple tell the lively story of a remarkable Halloween adventure. Simple sentences, rhyming text, and a humorous tone make this the perfect treat for beginning readers. Fans of this adventuresome flock of sheep will not want to miss this Halloween treat.
The "lovable muttonheads" are off to the store in search of the perfect birthday gift in this latest in the sheep series of rhymed read-alouds.
When a mysterious spacecraft lands in a nearby pasture, the lovable, blundering sheep get in gear for the ride of their lives! Unfortunately, these sheep donand#8217;t know the first thing about piloting a spaceship . . . but there may be someone else on board who does! Readers will have a blast with Nancy Shawand#8217;s clever rhymes and Margot Appleand#8217;s hilarious illustrations in this latest Sheep adventure.
The rhyming misadventures of a group of zany sheep on a pirate ship.
Tackyand#8217;s an odd bird, or Penguin rather, who likes to do splashy cannonballs and greet his companions with a loud and#8220;Whatand#8217;s happening?and#8221; In fact, heand#8217;s something of an eccentric, which his fellow penguins find somewhat bothersome until his odd behavior saves the day!
One day three white mice discover three jars of paint--red, blue, and yellow. Both parents and children alike will appreciate this lighthearted presentation of a lesson in color. and#8220;Walshand#8217;s cut-paper collage illustrations have bold colors and just the right simplicity for the storyline. A real charmer thatand#8217;s great fun as well as informative.and#8221;--School Library Journal
That fun flock is raring for a rugged hiking adventure. Rapid rhythm, rhyme, and colorful illustrations make this a perfect introduction to poetry.
About the Author
Margot Apple is a freelance illustrator, havingandnbsp;illustrated more than fifty books for childrenandnbsp;while also producing illustrations for "Cricket" and "Ladybug" magazines. She now lives in Shelburn Falls, Massachusetts, with her husband and their pets, a dog and a cat.
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