No Sleep for the Sheep!

No Sleep for the Sheep! Cover

No Sleep for the Sheep!

By Karen Beaumont; Jackie Urbanovic (Illustrator)

Hmh Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780152049690, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2011

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

About the Author
Karen Beaumontis known for her lively and celebratory picture books, including "I Like Myself!" and the New York Times best-seller "I Ain t Gonna Paint No More!, " both illustrated by David Catrow, as well as "No Sleep for the Sheep!, " illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic, and Wild About Us!, illustrated by Janet Stevens. She lives in Northern California. For more information, visit

JACKIE URBANOVIC is the creator of many popular picture books. She is perhaps best known for her New York Times bestseller "Duck at the Door" and its companions, Duck Soup, Duck and Cover, and Sitting Duck. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Praise For No Sleep for the Sheep!

"A terrific read-aloud that will have listeners quacking, mooing, and neighing with Sheep’s friends each time they wake him up…This is sure to be a storytime favorite alongside Audrey Woods’s The Napping House."—School Library Journal, starred review "Beaumont's playful, repetitive text, with its loud animal sounds, will have children chanting along to the beat."—Kirkus Reviews

"Together, Urbanovics comical watercolor illustrations and Beaumonts repetitive rhyming text manage to be both lively and soothingthe perfect combination to help energetic little ones blow off steam and settle down at bedtime."—The Horn Book