Russell the Sheep by Rob Scotton
  

Russell the Sheep

Written by Rob Scotton

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Shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal.

What the judges said: A book that makes friends! Its limited colour palette works very well, particularly in its use of white. It also gives a great sense of texture – the sheeps’ fleeces really do look fluffy. It is actually more sophisticated than it first appears, working at different levels whilst providing something to laugh at on every page.

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Russell the Sheep by Rob Scotton

A quirky bedtime story, introducing endearing insomniac, Russell the Sheep. Sometimes Russell the Sheep is just a little bit out of step with the rest of flock. All the sheep are falling asleep - except Russell. He's tried everything...but he's still wide awake. What's a sheep to do?

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`Russell the Sheep is completely engaging and bound to become a star of the future.

`This is the delicious tale of a sheep who can't sleep.

`Charming tale.

`This quirky bedtime story...will amuse and appeal to the very young.

`Gorgeous, gently coloured illustrations...A perfect bedtime story.

About the Author

Rob Scotton

Rob Scotton is one of Great Britain's leading illustrators. His work can be found on greeting cards, ceramics, textiles, prints, stationery, and glassware. An honours graduate of Leicester Polytechnic, Rob now lives in Rutland, England, with his wife, Liz, who is also an artist.

Rob had only to look out of his studio window to find the inspiration for Russell. The rolling countryside surrounding his home is brimming with sheep, other wildlife, sheep, rural beauty, and more sheep. russell the sheep is his first picture book.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Rob Scotton
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Publisher

Harpercollins Publishers

Publication date

4th July 2005

ISBN

9780007206223

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