The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing by Bob Hartman
  

The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing

Written by Bob Hartman
Illustrated by Tim Raglin

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Bored with life as a sheep – and especially bored with the food on offer - Little Sheep makes a bold but very, very foolish decision that being a wolf would be more fun. But, when she is invited home for a meal by a new friend thinks begin to get very scary. Can Little Sheep save herself and her parents?

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Synopsis

The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing by Bob Hartman

Once upon a time there lived a family of sheep. They grazed on grass, crunched on clover, and played on green pastures. Except for Little Sheep, that is, who was bored with her peaceful life. So she makes an unusual decision...Little Sheep is having a great time at wolf school in her new knitted wolf suit and has even made friends with Little Wolf! But things all become rather more complicated when Little Wolf invites her home for dinner...

Reviews

The illustrations put me in mind of Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are with their cross hatching shading. Little Sheep's expressions are always a joy and there are some nice visual jokes that start on the very first page... Good fun. -- Lorraine McDonald The Book Bag

A superb fish-out-of-water tale with more twists and turnarounds than a twisty-turny thing! Love it, love it, LOVE IT! -- Phil May Read It Daddy!

Delightfully and humorously illustrated right to the end - and there's a twist at the end to enjoy -- Parents In Touch

About the Author

Bob Hartman

Internationally acclaimed Bob Hartman is a much-loved performance storyteller for children. Renowned for his dynamic, energetic and interactive performances, Bob has entertained audiences on both sides of the Atlantic – from the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum to schools, bookshops and major festivals throughout the UK – including the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Northern Children’s Book Festival, both of which he has been a well-loved favourite at for a number of years. His audiences range in number from 10 to 100 and beyond and are enjoyed by all ages.

Bob’s storytelling programme combines traditional folk-tales from around the world, retold in his own inimitable style, with his own inventive stories. Bob loves to help children create their own stories on the spot, and also runs practical workshops for older children and adults who want to understand the power of storytelling and improve their skills.

Bob Hartman and is author of the Lion Storyteller series, a number of picture story books including Noah’s Big Boat, Dinner in the Lions’ Den, The Wolf who Cried Boy and The Three Billy Goats’ Stuff as well as Mr Aesop’s Story Shop and a series of books for adults: Telling the Bible and Telling the Gospel in which he offers his thoughts on storytelling and tips on how to tell stories in fresh and intriguing ways.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Bob Hartman
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Publisher

Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc

Publication date

20th June 2014

ISBN

9780745965154

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