One More Sheep by Mij Kelly, Russell Ayto
  

Synopsis

One More Sheep by Mij Kelly, Russell Ayto

A reissue of this Hodder classic - a witty, rhyming, counting adventure, perfect to read aloud. Sam has ten sheep and he has to be sure that he's fetched them all in from the wild windy moor. To do this, Sam has to count them...but everyone knows counting sheep tires you out and sends you to sleep! How will he know that the knock on the door isn't a lost lamb but a wolf when he can't count up to ten? A lively and creative book which will be well used in Early Years and Key Stage 1.

Reviews

Moves along at a great pace and has lots of opportunities for even very young children to join in Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle A funny take on the counting game, accompanied by jazzy, knockabout pictures that will have children squealing with laughter Mail on Sunday Russell Ayto's illustrations - especially of the sheep in their stripey socks and nightcaps - are hugely engaging The Guardian A quite delicious story and idiosyncratic illustrations Books For Keeps A cunning book which turns the sheep counting and big bad wolf tales on their heads Evening Echo Dramatic, hilarious and with a witty rhyming text that turns every reader into a great performer The Scotsman ...wonderfully wayward illustrations... The Sunday Telegraph ...a funny take on the counting game, accompanied by jazzy knockabout pictures. The Mail on Sunday Mij Kelly's rhyming text has terrific panache. The Guardian ...a perfect storybook to share with your child. Junior ...unrestrained entertainment... Carousel This book has a strong storyline, dynamic illustrations and interesting counting. Books for Keeps

About the Author

Mij's first children's book won the Kathleen Fidler award in 1993 and she's been writing ever since. Her picture book 'One More Sheep' won the English Association 4-11 awards and was also shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal. At school Russell Ayto loved both drawing and sciences. He has illustrated many picture books and has been shortlisted for the Smarties Prize, the Mother Goose Award and the Blue Peter Book Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Mij Kelly, Russell Ayto
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Publisher

Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

5th July 2012

ISBN

9781444910308


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