Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Children's Book Review: Russell the Sheep

Russell the Sheep

Russell the Sheep
Written and illustrated by:  Rob Scotton
Published by:  HarperCollins, 2005

from goodreads.com:
With a distinctive humor and style, Scotton introduces a sheep with a "baaaad" case of insomnia, until he discovers the one thing he needs to count to get to sleep.

* Rob Scotton, the author of the Splat the Cat series brings us a picture book.  Poor Russell can't fall asleep.  He tries everything from finding a better place to sleep to counting things.  Although this book was shelved in the math/counting section of the library the focus of the story isn't really on counting. The story itself didn't really go anywhere.....after reading it, my husband and I looked at each other and said, "that's it?!" However, the illustrations are cute and somewhat silly and had my son laughing out loud.

Family Rating: 1 thumb up.

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