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City Colors by Zoran Milich
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Dazzle Joins the Screenwriter's Guild by Scott Bradfield
December 22, 2012 by Sophie M. White
For the Love of Books by Ronald B. Shwartz
The Free Fall of Walter Cummings by Tom Bodett
Genuine Men by Nancy Bruno
Going Back in Time by Laurel Winter
Hold Me Tight by Dr. Sue Johnson
Horns and Toes and In Between by Sandra Boynton
The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club
A Jolly Good Fellow by Stephen V. Masse
Lion's Pride by Debbie Jordan
Killing Time by Caleb Carr
The Mark of Zorro by Johston McCulley
Mouse's Halloween by Alan Baker
A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates by Stephen King
Past Perfect Present Tense by Richard Peck
Pharmakon by Dirk Wittenborn
Private Eye by Terry Bisson
Pug Hill by Allison Pace
Queen for a Day by Albert E. Cowdrey
Red Orc's Rage by Philip José Farmer
Sea Glass by Laurence Yep
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Sheep on a Ship by Nancy E. Shaw
Sheep Take a Hike by Nancy E. Shaw
Sleepless Years by Steven Utley
Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman
The Visionaries by Robert Reed
Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster
Whoever by Carol Emshwiller

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Comments for Sheep on a Ship

Sheep Take a HikeSheep on a Ship: 10/28/08

Sheep on a Ship is the second book in Nancy E. Shaw's sheep series. Both my children like pirates so this book is their favorite of the series.

In this book, the herd of sheep don pirate hats and take the high seas. They aren't any more competent with sailing as they are with driving and soon find themselves in trouble.

Sheep on a Ship isn't quite as tongue tying as as Sheep on a Jeep but it does have a few tricky moments involving words rhyming with ship. If you're going to read this book out loud to your children, I suggest practicing or read it very slowly the first couple of times to avoid unfortunate slips of the tongue.

The Sheep series includes:

  • Sheep in a Jeep (1986)
  • Sheep on a Ship (1989)
  • Sheep in a Shop (1991)
  • Sheep Out to Eat (1992)
  • Sheep Take a Hike (1994)
  • Sheep Trick or Treat (1987)
  • Sheep Blast Off (2008)

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Comment #1: Wednesday, October, 29, 2008 at 09:24:01

Toni

Looks like a great book. We have Duck in a Truck and I am thinking Santa will be bringing Sheep in a Jeep this year! "



Comment #2: Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 21:24:10

Pussreboots

We have Duck in a Truck too. It's on my very long list of books to review. Sheep in a Jeep is a fun book. All of them in the series are. Happy reading.