For the children, and adults, who enjoyed the annual Sheep & Wool Festival, here is a reading list.
Charlie Needs a Cloak by Tomie dePaola. Our copy has gone missing but it will be replaced. Meanwhile you can find this great picture book almost anywhere.
Sheep Out to Eat, Nancy Shaw and Margot Apple. The delicate manners of sheep in a tea shop. They tip well. Shaw and Apple also created the wonderful Sheep in a Jeep.
Farmer Brown Shears his Sheep : a Yarn about Wool, Teri Sloat and Nadine Bernard Westcott. The cold sheep get sweaters.
What do you get if you cross a field with a sheep? To the other side. Sheepish Riddles by Katy Hall and Lisa Eisenberg, pictures by R.W. Alley.
Warm as Wool, Scott Russell Sanders and Helen Cogancherry, based on a true story of Connecticut pioneers in Ohio.
Sheep-Pig, Dick King-Smith. The original story of Babe.
And for wonderful writing - Smudge, the little lost lamb, James Herriot.Posted by library at May 7, 2007 02:40 PM