From Daniel Bernstrom, the acclaimed author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree, comes a new bedtime favorite featuring a persistent Little Man who refuses to sleep without his sheep-sheep.
It’s time for bed! But Little Man can’t get to sleep without his beloved stuffed animal.
Suddenly everyone’s very awake, and a house-wide search breaks out waaay past bedtime. Nana searches up high, Grandpa searches down low, and still no one can find the sheep!
Will Little Man reunite with Sheep-Sheep before bed? Find out in this rhythmic, heartwarming bedtime romp.
Daniel Bernstrom is the author of the critically acclaimed One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree as well as Gator, Gator, Gator!, Big Papa and the Time Machine, Song in the City, and Good Night, Little Man. Dan earned an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Hamline University and currently works at the Learning Resource Center coordinator at Minnesota State College Southeast, where he tutors students in math, writing, and science. He lives in Red Wing, Minnesota, with his wife, Heather; daughter, LaVonne; and sons, Grace, and Haven.
Heidi Woodward Sheffield is a creator of picture books. She has received the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award for Brick by Brick, which was also chosen as a Dolly Parton Imagination Library book. In addition, Heidi has received numerous awards from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators for her artwork. On any given day, she can be seen taking photographs of textures that inspire her stories and collages. She lives in Northville, MI.
“A positive depiction not only of the bonds of father and son but also of a multigenerational Black family...There are few books in which a parent makes mistakes and learns from them on reflection. This is a great story to add to the shelves." — School Library Journal