One tired sheep wants nothing more than a good night's sleep. All is peaceful until—QUACK! Is that a duck at the barn door? And now a goat? A pig? A cow? A horse? Each new unexpected guest is bigger and louder than the last! How will the sheep ever get this barnyard crowd to quiet down before—COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO!
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Product dimensions:||9.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Karen Beaumont is the author of many celebrated picture books, including Wild About Us!, I Like Myself!, the Geisel Honor book Move Over, Rover!, and the New York Times bestseller I Ain't Gonna Paint No More!. She lives in Northern California. Visit her website at www.karenbeaumont.com. Jackie Urbanovic is the illustrator of many popular picture books, including the New York Times bestseller Duck at the Door and its companion books about Max, which she also wrote. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. Visit her website at www.jackieurbanovic.com.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A sheep in a big red barn is trying to fall asleep but each time he starts to doze off he is awakened by a farm animal making noise. The cumulative tale repeats word for word except for the new animal and its sound. The animal's noise is presented in increasing font size with each animal that enters the barn. By the end sheep is so exhausted that he sleeps right through the rooster's cock-a-doodle-doo. The rhythmic and rhyming text make for a fun read aloud and the colorful illustrations and animal expression's will delight any child. A fun choice for any occasion and would be a nice introduction for a unit on the farm. A good choice for students in preschool through 2nd grade.