When Sheep Cannot Sleep The Counting Book by Satoshi Kitamura
  

Synopsis

When Sheep Cannot Sleep The Counting Book by Satoshi Kitamura

When sheep cannot sleep, what do they do? One night a sheep called Woolly cannot sleep, so he decides to go for a walk to try to tire himself out. When that doesn't work, he tries climbing, then running, then jumping. But perhaps there is a more conventional way for Woolly to fall asleep...

Reviews

A book that many children would enjoy returning to time and time again. Early Years Educator A perfect picture book. Times Literary Supplement One of the most alluring counting books in print. The Observer

About the Author

Satoshi Kitamura

Satoshi Kitamura was born in 1956 in Tokyo. He says that when he was young he read comics and admits that these have had a great influence on his style. He says he was also influenced by anything visual from a tin of sardines to the fine art of the East and the West. He was not trained as an artist, but at the age of 19 began to do commercial work. From 1976-1979 he worked as a commercial artist in Japan, working as an illustrator for adverts and magazines. He moved to London in 1979 and worked mainly at designing greeting cards. He started illustrating for Andersen Press in 1981 after he had an exhibition of his work at the Neal Street Gallery in Covent Garden.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Author

Satoshi Kitamura
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Author's Website

www.satoshiland.com/

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

3rd July 2008

ISBN

9781842700198

Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo 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.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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