Synopses & Reviews
Young puddle jumpers will delight in this silly Seuss-like fantasy about a puddle that keeps on growing. How deep can it get? So deep that soon enough, glub glub glub, the entire city sinks out of sight, only to reappear later with everything in disarray. This ingenious urban counting tale will engage young ones learning their numbers, as well as older readers who will enjoy the overlying story and the breezy artwork.
"The hunt is on for a sheep that's green all over. But before its undisclosed location is revealed, Fox and first-time picture book illustrator Horacek (previously teamed with Fox for the resource book Reading Magic, for example) will find this book a useful vehicle for putting her suggestions into practice. Ages 6 mos.-5 yrs. (Apr.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information, Inc.)
There are red sheep and blue sheep, wind sheep and wave sheep, scared sheep and brave sheep, but where
is the green sheep?
The search is on in this cozy, sheep-filled story from acclaimed author Mem Fox and popular Australian cartoonist Judy Horacek. Complete with sleepy rhymes and bright illustrations, this book is sure to delight children of all ages, from the very young to those just beginning to read.
The search is on for green sheep in this cozy, sheep-filled story. Complete with sleepy rhymes and bright illustrations, this book is sure to delight children of all ages. Full color.
Little ones are sure to be lulled off to a peaceful, sheep-filled sleep by this cozy new book from acclaimed author Mem Fox and Australian artist Judy Horacek.
About the Author
MEM FOX is the author of many celebrated books, including The Magic Hat, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.
JUDY HORACEK is the creator of the cartoons in Mem Fox's Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She also writes and illustrates books of her own and creates cartoons that are featured regularly in national magazines and newspapers in Australia. She lives in Dickson, Australia.