Those Magnificent Sheep in Their Flying Machine
Written by Peter Bently
Illustrated by David Roberts
Lovereading4kids Price £5.59
£6.99 saving £1.40 (20%)
Please login (or signup) to download the extract
You will need to Sign Up or Login before you can download a book extract.
To Sign Up all you need to do is give us your email address and a password and let us know the types of books you like. Thank you.
The Lovereading4Kids comment
A delightfully dotty flock of sheep have fun flying, by the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize! Lambert, Eunice, Marty, Mabs and the rest are happily skipping about on their luscious green hillside when something ZOOMs overhead. Being bold, they are soon off on an amazing airborne adventure in some spectacular flying machines. They face terrible danger and potential catastrophe before returning quietly home.
The Good Book Guide Review. In this fun rhyming tale, a family of sheep get into a flying machine and accidentally start it. Many adventures follow, as they travel to a variety countries of, including India, Tibet and Egypt. A quirkily illustrated story with extremely engaging characters. (Ages 2–5)
~ The Good Book Guide
Those Magnificent Sheep in Their Flying Machine by Peter Bently
A wonderfully stylish rip-roaring pastiche from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner, Peter Bently, and creator of Dirty Bertie, David Roberts.
The sheep on the hillside were munching away, Much as they always did, day after day, When suddenly something went zoom! overhead. Let's go and see what it is! they all said. And so begins a ripping, round-the-world adventure as the sheep take to skies in a magnificent yellow flying machine...
'A total pleasure' Independent on Sunday
'Bently's award-winning chaotic humour is perfectly matched by David Roberts
eccentric and beautifully detailed illustrations' Daily Mail
'Illustrator David Roberts blends caricature and an elegant style to suit both the silliness and the 1920s setting' Sunday Times
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
More books by Peter Bently
Author's Facebook Latest
Andersen Press Ltd
2nd April 2015
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!Alice Horncastle, age 14
Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.Sarah Murray – age 15
I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15
It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.Sam Harper – age 10
Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy MumLiz Evans
I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new booksElosie Clarkson – age 11
You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.Katie Lonsdale
I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.Angela East