Where Is the Green Sheep?

Where Is the Green Sheep?

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Here's the blue sheep. / And here is the red sheep. / Here is the bath sheep. / And here is the bed sheep. / But where is the green sheep?" The green sheep, however, is nowhere to be seen until the final spread, where he is found under a very green bush, fast asleep.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152067045
Branch Call Number: F
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations


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SCL_Preschool Feb 12, 2012

Searching for the green sheep just might get you ready for St. Patrick's Day!

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VaughanPLSarahN Dec 05, 2018

This lovely rhyming book is great to read with young children. It introduces colours as well as actions, and does eventually answer the title question.

Sep 04, 2018

It is good that the book introduces the concepts of colour and opposites, but I didnt really like the story or the illustration.

Apr 30, 2018

Mem Fox always does a nice job. My toddler liked this funny picture book, trying to find the green sheep. It teaches a variety of vocabulary and has a nice thyme and rhythm.

Jun 28, 2017

Really colorful story for little guys. My son is love this book sooooo much. We read this book again and again. Hi is really enjoy it and ask me to read it again. Try to find the green ship!

Mar 22, 2017

I wasn't sure whether this would still be suitable for my just-turned-four grandson. I live far from his family, and read with them via FaceTime. Well, the rhythms, rhymes, humour, mystery and artistry of this book kept his interest enough to want it read again. On the second read, I would start the sentence, "Here is the . . . " and he would excitedly finish the sentence: "...star sheep!" or which ever sheep it was. He loves the colour green, so that fact that the mystery is about a green sheep, makes the book especially good in his eyes.

ArapahoeCatherineR Dec 06, 2016

My Toddler storytime today was quite engaged while looking for the lost green sheep. Mem Fox's rhyme and humor drew the children in as they looked at various types of sheep on each page (my favorite is the rain sheep who is acting out a scene from Singin in the Rain). Great book for talking with your toddler about the pictures as you look for that pesky green sheep.

JCLBeckyC Oct 04, 2016

I use the Big Book version of this book for Toddler Storytime, and it's a big hit. We like to make obnoxious snoring noises and close the book very carefully at the end of the book so we don't wake up the green sheep! Pairs nicely with the classic rhyme, Baa Baa Black Sheep, and Sandra Boynton's amazing book, Moo Baa La La La.

Jul 13, 2016

A fun read that rhymes nicely, but there's really not a story at all. Each verse just lists different types of sheep and then asks "but where is the green sheep?" The illustrations are nice, though, and if you read it several times, you can have the child identify each type of sheep.
Suitable for very young children.

Mar 24, 2016

My brother loved this book and wanted to read it again and again! The repetition of words helped.

mezr Sep 09, 2014

I like the way the book flows. Lots of rhymes for kids to know.

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