This sweet and simple read-aloud tells the story of five restless sheep who can’t get to sleep until a helpful collie comes to their rescue. The sturdy board book is just right for little hands.
It's time for bed, but the sheep just can't settle down. Never fear: a trusty sheepdog is here to help. What will it take to get these restless sheep to bed? A hug? A blanket? A drink of water? Will this dedicated collie ever get these bleating sheep to sleep?
From the team behind the best-selling Sheep in a Jeep, this sweet and silly sleepy-time tale is perfect for anyone putting a demanding little one to bed. This sturdy board book is just right for little hands.
"The story is illustrated with Apple’s signature colored-pencil drawings; they are sweet and soft, just right for bedtime...This book will be a favorite for any reluctant sleepyheads"
—School Library Journal
"The combination of formula and subject is such a natural it's a wonder Shaw and Apple waited this long to put them together. A beguiling bedtime book and a nice choice for just before nap time."
"The endearing colored-pencil illustrations portray the animals' emotions with clarity and wit...this amiable picture book is just right for bedtime reading."
"Apple's soft colored-pencil illustrations set a peaceful pastoral scene, while the soothing assonant sounds of the text ask young listeners to, well, begin, counting their own sheep."
—Horn Book Magazine
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