Ten Little Sheep A Counting Book by Jan Godfrey


Ten Little Sheep A Counting Book by Jan Godfrey

This title tells the story of the first Christmas Eve through the eyes of a little shepherd boy. It features simple, repetitive storyline, ideal for very young children. It is beautifully illustrated by popular and highly talented young illustrator. This is a chunky board book, ideal for little fingers. It provides delightful counting element as the story unfolds page by page. It is ideal for bedtime reading. It is suitable for 3-5 shared reading. Ten Little Sheep tells the story of Christmas Eve from the perspective of a little shepherd boy, counting his ten little sheep as they settle down to sleep. The simple storyline repeats words and phrases, adding another sheep each time until all ten have been accounted for. Finally, they are all huddled together with the shepherd boy and starting to fall asleep when, suddenly, the starry sky is filled with light and the sound of angels singing. When the angels have left the shepherd boy and his ten little sheep go to Bethlehem and find the baby lying in a manger. There they worship Jesus, the Son of God before running back over the hills to tell the whole world that Jesus, the Saviour of the world, has been born.

About the Author

Jan Godfrey is an experienced writer of stories for children under the age of seven, with many published books to her name. A former teacher, she is now retired and has four grown-up children and many grandchildren.

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Board book
24 pages


Jan Godfrey
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Publication date

17th September 2010



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