In this newest paperback from the bestsellingSheep in a Jeep series, five restless sheep can’t get to sleep until a helpful collie comes to their rescue. This sweet and simple picture book read-aloud is perfect for lovers of the series and fans of classics like Bedtime for Francis.
It's time for bed but the sheep just can't settle down. Never fear, a trusty sheepdog is here to help.
What will it take to get these restless sheep to bed? A hug? A blanket? A drink of water? Will this dedicated collie ever get these bleating sheep to sleep?
From the team behind the bestsellingSheep in a Jeep, this sweet and silly sleepytime tale is perfect for anyone putting a demanding little one to bed.
is the author of seven beloved tales featuring the endearing and comical sheep. She lives in Ann Arbor, MI.www.nancyshawbooks.com
is a freelance illustrator, having illustrated more than fifty books for children while also producing illustrations for "Cricket" and "Ladybug" magazines. She lives in Shelburne Falls, MA.
"The story is illustrated with Apple’s signature colored-pencil drawings; they are sweet and soft, just right for bedtime...This book will be a favorite for any reluctant sleepyheads"
—School Library Journal
"The combination of formula and subject is such a natural it's a wonder Shaw and Apple waited this long to put them together. A beguiling bedtime book and a nice choice for just before nap time."
"The endearing colored-pencil illustrations portray the animals' emotions with clarity and wit...this amiable picture book is just right for bedtime reading."
"Apple's soft colored-pencil illustrations set a peaceful pastoral scene, while the soothing assonant sounds of the text ask young listeners to, well, begin, counting their own sheep."
—Horn Book Magazine