Feeding the Sheep (Hardcover)

By Leda Schubert, Andrea U'Ren (Illustrator)

Farrar Straus Giroux, 9780374322960, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 2, 2010



Day to day, season to season, Mom tends the family's small flock of sheep, and then shears and washes, cards and dyes, spins and knits. Every step of the way, her little girl watches and asks, "What are you doing?" As playful as it is informative, this rambunctiousread-aloud features a mother and daughter making a game of their warm and wooly enterprise.

About the Author

Leda Schubert lives in Plainfield, Vermont, and is a faculty member at Vermont College. Andrea U'Ren lives in Portland, Oregon, and is the winner of an IRA Children's Book Award for her own Mary Smith.

Praise For Feeding the Sheep

Fun, yet informative picture book.” Library Media Connection

“Feeding the Sheep will teach and entertain the very young, and they’ll be examining their sweaters with greater appreciation.” -School Library Journal

"The collaboration of text and illustration is seamless and presents a complex operation in a manner completely accessible and understandable to young readers. Lovely." -Kirkus Reviews