Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;andlt;iandgt;Una oveja blanca. /andlt;BRandgt; One white sheep.andlt;BRandgt; and#161;Adiand#243;s, oveja blanca! /andlt;BRandgt; Good-bye, white sheep!andlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; What do you do when you can't sleep? Count sheep in Spanish and English, of course! But what happens when those rascally sheep get a little andlt;iandgt;tooandlt;/iandgt; close for comfort? Well, if you're anything like the sleepy little hero in this clever tale, you might just tire yourself out trying to get rid of them! andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; From the talented duo of Sarah Weeks and Caldecott Medalist David Diaz, andlt;iandgt;Counting Ovejasandlt;/iandgt; is the perfect way to say good night (and learn colors and numbers) in English and in Spanish.
From the talented duo of Weeks and Caldecott Medal-winning artist Diaz, "Counting Ovejas" is a bilingual tribute to the power of sheep in putting one very unsleepy boy to sleep. Full color.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Sarah Weeksandlt;/bandgt; has written many books for children, including andlt;iandgt;If I Were a Lion, Paper Parade, Angel Face, So B. Itandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Two eggs, pleaseandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in New York City. When Sarah can't get to sleep, she goes through the alphabet in her head, trying to think of people she knew in elementary school whose names begin with each letter.andlt;Bandgt;DAVID DIAZandlt;/Bandgt; has been an illustrator and graphic designer for more than twenty-five years. His childrenand#8217;s book illustrations have earned him many honors and awards, including the Caldecott Medal for andlt;iandgt;Smoky Nightandlt;/iandgt; by Eve Bunting. He also illustrated the Newbery Medal winner, andlt;iandgt;The Wandererandlt;/iandgt; by Sharon Creech, andlt;iandgt;The Gospel Cinderellaandlt;/iandgt; by Joyce Carol Oates,andlt;iandgt; Angel Faceandlt;/iandgt; by Sarah Weeks, and andlt;iandgt;Little Scarecrowand#8217;s Boyandlt;/iandgt; by Margaret Wise Brown, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. His bold, stylized work has appeared in editorials for national publications such as andlt;iandgt;The New York Timesandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Washington Postandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Business Weekandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;The Atlantic Monthlyandlt;/iandgt;. He lives in Carlsbad, California, and more of his work can be seen at diazicon.com.