Monday, March 7, 2011

Where is the Green Sheep?

Where is the Green Sheep? Mem Fox, ill. Judy Horacek

We return to another Mem Fox book this week, which has also topped the family favourite list for the last 5 years or so.

An extremely simple concept, using the ideas of opposites and matching ideas, one keeps looking for the green sheep, nowhere to be found amongst many others:
Here is the blue sheep.
And here is the red sheep.
Here is the bath sheep.
And here is the bed sheep.
But where is the green sheep?
Judy Horacek has created wonderful illustrations - fun, vivid and simple.

What I love about this book is that babies love looking at it and hearing it read, toddlers will memorise it and pretend they are reading it, and early readers will gain confidence from realising they actually can read it. A great books for older children to read to younger siblings.

1 comment:

allysonadeney said...

We love this book at our house!
It's lots of fun.
I think it will be one that I keep to read to my grandchildren.
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