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Little Blue Truck Leads the Wayby Alice Schertle
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!
Little Blue Truck is back!
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!
In this pitch-perfect board book for preschoolers, the little gosling Gideon loses his most prized possession: his stuffed animal, Otto the octopus. Follow this newest gosling in the worldand#160;ofand#160;GossieandFriends as he searches all over the barnyard to find Otto!
Meet the newest member of the GossieandFriends gang! Gideon is a small, ruddy gosling who does not like to nap. He spends his day playing with his friend Otto, the stuffed octopus--and avoiding Mother Goose's orders to go to sleep. A perfectly-pitched board book that will be identifiable for both preschoolers and their parents.
Meet Gideon, the newest addition to Olivier Dunreaand#8217;s gaggle of adorable goslings! Gideon likes to splash with the ducklings, hop with the frogs, play chase-the-piglets, and scamper all over the farmyard. But one thing busy Gideon does not want to do is take his nap, no matter how many times his mother asks . . . until he gets tired, of course.
Another darling gosling makes his debut in this spunky story, with Olivier Dunreaand#8217;s perfectly pitched storytelling and illustrations that Gossie and Friends fans have come to cherish.
and#8220;Every child and parent will feel that Dunrea has written these books for, and about, themselves." --Horn Book and#160; Gideon has a favorite friend, his toy octopus.and#160; He brings Otto with him everywhere. But one day Otto doesn't stay right where Gideon put him. Gideon must find Otto before day's end!
In this second book about Gideon, we learn more about his sidekick, Otto, and their important bond. Another charming romp with the latest irrepresible, adorableand#160;gosling in the bunch!
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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