Sneaky Sheep

Sneaky Sheep

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Blossom and Rocky are sheepvery sneaky sheep. And they are not very good decision makers. Poor Murphy, the sheep dog, has rescued them from many adventures, like cliff diving and sunbathing on the railroad tracks. And then there was the unfortunate incident with the knitters... But Rocky and Blossom are always looking for greener grass, and there's no telling what they'll try next.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2010.
ISBN: 9780761356158
0761356150
Branch Call Number: j P ANIMALS MONROE C
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.

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ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Feb 05, 2013

Blossom and Rocky’s desires are primarily controlled by their stomachs. So too, for that matter, are the desires of small children. This is a desire that kids understand. That said, these sneaky sheep really find their true predecessors in all the unapologetically “bad” kids and animals that have ever graced the pages of children’s literature. From David to Brer Rabbit to any trickster you can name, their hijinks will always continue to ensue and entertain. Here’s to more Sneaky Sheep books then. Something tells me that their days of making foolish choices are far from over.

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ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Feb 05, 2013

ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 8

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ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Feb 05, 2013

Rocky and Blossom are not good sheep. They don’t make good decisions. Living, as they do, in a low meadow with 147 other sheep and a sheepdog named Murphy, Rocky and Blossom yearn to gain access to a different meadow. High above on another mountain they can see a meadow of superior charms. One that undoubtedly has supremely succulent clover. Unfortunately for them, Murphy is no fool. The minute they try to escape he’s on their tails, taking them back. One day, however, the sheep get the drop on their guardian. Everything seems to be going fine too, until a hungry wolf takes note of their vulnerability. To their great relief, Murphy comes to their aid and they’ve all learned an important lesson . . . . for a while.

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ELIZABETH RAMSEY BIRD Feb 05, 2013

“Murphy knew a few things about Rocky and Blossom. They had been known to make some bad decisions over the years.”

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