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April 2014 Book of the Month A delightfully dotty flock of sheep have fun flying, by the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize! Lambert, Eunice, Marty, Mabs and the rest are happily skipping about on their luscious green hillside when something ZOOMs overhead. Being bold, they are soon off on an amazing airborne adventure in some spectacular flying machines. They face terrible danger and potential catastrophe before returning quietly home.
A wonderfully stylish rip-roaring pastiche from Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner, Peter Bently, and creator of Dirty Bertie, David Roberts.
The sheep on the hillside were munching away, Much as they always did, day after day, When suddenly something went zoom! overhead. Let's go and see what it is! they all said. And so begins a ripping, round-the-world adventure as the sheep take to skies in a magnificent yellow flying machine.
'Stylish and funny with a fantastic read-aloud text' The Bookseller
'A total pleasure' Independent on Sunday
'Bently's award-winning chaotic humour is perfectly matched by David Roberts
eccentric and beautifully detailed illustrations' Daily Mail
'Illustrator David Roberts blends caricature and an elegant style to suit both the silliness and the 1920s setting' Sunday Times
|Publication date:||3rd April 2014|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers, 5+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks|
A World Book Day Author 2019 Peter Bently grew up in an army family and went to ten different schools. He studied languages at Oxford and worked as a journalist and non-fiction book editor before becoming a children's author when his own two children were very small. He is the author of more than sixty books, including The Great Dog Bottom Swap (illustrated by Mei Matsuoka); Cats Ahoy! (illustrated by Jim Field), which won the Roald Dahl Funny Prize; and King Jack and the Dragon (illustrated by Helen Oxenbury), an American Library Association Notable Book of the Year. It was ...More About Peter Bently