Sheep Blast Off! (Hardcover)

By Nancy E. Shaw, Margot Apple (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780618131686, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2008

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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 latest Sheep adventure.



Praise For Sheep Blast Off!

"Sheep in a Jeepwon 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

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