When Sheep Sleep

When Sheep Sleep

By Laura Joffe Numeroff; David M. McPhail (Illustrator)

Abrams Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780810954694, 22pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006

Description
By "New York Times" #1 best-selling author, Laura Numeroff and award-winning illustrator, David McPhail!
When you can't fall asleep
Then try counting sheep!
But what do you do if the sheep are already asleep? "New York Times" best-selling author Laura Numeroff, has crafted the perfect lullaby in which a small child imagines she encounters many cuddly animal families, only to find that they, too, are snuggled fast asleep! Lovely, soothing watercolors by award-winning and critically acclaimed illustrator David McPhail capture the dreaminess of bedtime.
Laura Numeroff and David McPhail, two icons in the world of children's books, make an invincible team with their first collaboration, "When Sheep Sleep." Children will reach for this new classic again and again as the warm, gentle illustrations and calming rhyme lull them to sleep.


About the Author
Laura Numeroff is the author of many books for young readers in addition to the If You Give... series, including The Chicken Sisters and Laura Numeroff's 10-Step Guide to Living with Your Monster. She lives in Los Angeles, CA where she loves to ride horses, read biographies, and play with her pets. A portion of her royalties will be donated to First Book, a national nonprofit organization that promotes children s literacy.

David McPhail is the author and illustrator of more than fifty children's books, including two previous picture books featuring Edward ? Santa's Book of Names and Edward and the Pirates. David McPhail lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.