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The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing - Helen Lester

The Sheep in Wolf's Clothing

Hardcover

Published: 1st July 2014
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
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Not comfortable in her own wool, Ewetopia hides under expensive clothes. Choosing the "perfect" ensamble for the Costume Ball, she shocks her friends by dressing up as a wolf, but attracts the attention of a handsome stranger who is masquerading (strangely) as a sheep! As they dance across the ballroom, Ewetopia wonders about her mysterious partner: Why is his growl so deep? Why does he have such long, sharp claws? And why does he keep calling her Mother? This empowering story is now part of a fun, value-priced hardcover series about life lessons. It includes downloadable audio and information on the importance of accepting yourself!

About the Author

Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger have collaborated on many funny and popular books for children, including the stories starring Tacky the Penguin and Wodney Wat, as well as the new Laugh-Along series. Helen Lester is a full-time writer who makes her home in New York. Lynn Munsinger has lived in Vermont and Connecticut, devoting her time to freelance illustration.

A pun-filled tale...older children more likely to appreciate the puns, while younger ones will simply enjoy the humor...playful illustrations...clever tale.--School Library Journal[Lynn] Munsinger's artwork catches the quiet to madcap moods of the book.--Kirkus 9/1/07 Kirkus Reviews"[A] winning combination of witty wordplay and hilarious images...Extremely amewesing."--PW starred, 8/6/07 Publishers Weekly, Starred "Best of all...are the winning watercolor-and-pencil illustrations...a set of endearing animal characters..."--Booklist 10/01/07 Booklist, ALA "Munsinger's festive watercolor are charged with energy, and they take clever advantage of the opportunity presented by the costume party..."--The Bulletin October 2007 Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Wilde Award Winner - New Heroine News and Observer, December 16, 2007 News and Observer

ISBN: 9780544233003
ISBN-10: 054423300X
Series: Laugh-Along Lessons
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4 - 8 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st July 2014
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 20.3  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.45