Sheep Blast Off! (Sheep in a Jeep) (Paperback)

By Margot Apple (Illustrator), Nancy E. Shaw

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547520254, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (6/2/2008)

List Price: 6.99*
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Description

When a mysterious spacecraft lands in a nearby pasture, the lovable, blundering sheep get in gear for the ride of their lives! Unfortunately, these sheep don’t know the first thing about piloting a spaceship . . . but there may be someone else on board who does! Readers will have a blast with Nancy Shaw’s clever rhymes and Margot Apple’s hilarious illustrations in this Sheep adventure.


About the Author

Margot Apple is a freelance illustrator, having illustrated more than fifty books for children while also producing illustrations for "Cricket" and "Ladybug" magazines. She now lives in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, with her husband and their pets, a dog and a cat.



Nancy Shaw is the author of eight beloved tales featuring the endearing and comical sheep. She came up with the idea for the sheep books during a very long car trip with her husband and two children. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan with her family. For more information, visit http://www.nancyshawbooks.com/.



Praise For Sheep Blast Off! (Sheep in a Jeep)

"Sheep in a Jeep…won… hearts of children more than 20 years ago… this adventure will win new fans." SLJ 4/2008

School Library Journal

"The colored-pencil illustrations are as fun and kid-friendly as usual; fans will welcome seeing familiar friends in an unfamiliar setting." August 2008 Booklist, ALA

"Shaw's familiar, bouncy rhymes are well-matched to the loopy plot . . . A key feature of Apple's bright colored-pencil illustrations is the hilarious expressions of the ovine faces. The team's long-running series contiues to entertain, with text happily accessible to even the youngest readers." May 1, 2008 Kirkus Reviews