Synopses & Reviews
Day to day, season to season, Mom tends the family's small flock of sheep, and then shears and washes, cards and dyes, spins and knits. Every step of the way, her little girl watches and asks, "What are you doing?" As playful as it is informative, this rambunctiousread-aloud features a mother and daughter making a game of their warm and wooly enterprise.
“Fun, yet informative picture book.” -Library Media Connection
“Feeding the Sheep will teach and entertain the very young, and theyll be examining their sweaters with greater appreciation.” -School Library Journal
"The collaboration of text and illustration is seamless and presents a complex operation in a manner completely accessible and understandable to young readers. Lovely." -Kirkus Reviews
As playful as it is informative, this rambunctious read-aloud features a mother and daughter making a game of their warm and wooly enterprise. Full color.
From watching Mom shepherd, shear, spin, and knit, a little girl finds out just how her sweater is made.
About the Author
Leda Schubert lives in Plainfield, Vermont, and is a faculty member at Vermont College. Andrea U'Ren lives in Portland, Oregon, and is the winner of an IRA Children's Book Award for her own Mary Smith.