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Seventy-one sheep want to play soccer, but their knowledge of the game is wooly at best. They give it a shot, but you can count on these sheep to get it all wrong. The ball gets stuck in a tree. Then a sheep gets stuck in a tree. Can they finally get to . . . oh no HERE COMES THE WOLF!
People may have trouble reading this book through their tears of laughter.
Sheep aren’t exactly renowned for their organization skills, so when 71 sheep arrange a game of soccer, things are always going to get interesting. When their ball gets stuck in a tree, how will all the sheep cooperate to retrieve it? And when an unexpected danger presents itself, how will the sheep organize themselves to stay safe—and finish their game of soccer?
About the Author
Pablo Albo has written over 40 children’s picture books. A celebrated and acclaimed author in Spain he has also been nominated for the White Raven Award in 2008 and 2010 and won several literary awards in Spain including the National Publishing Award from the Ministry of Culture in 2011 and 2012. Guridi is one of Spain’s most recognized children’s book llustrators. His previous books include The Day I Became a Bird and King of the Castle.
"It's a fun way to explore the concept of cooperation as the sheep reveal that working together and using our minds and imaginations are often the best way to overcome the unexpected challenges of life." —Kids' Book Review