Review – Where is the Green Sheep?

Where is the Green Sheep? By Mem Fox and Judy Horacek – published by Puffin Books – 2004.


This is a fun rhyming book that revolves around the search for the ever elusive green sheep. On the search, we are introduced to different sheep on every page doing silly activities that will delight both children and adults.

This is a lovely story that is great for children of any age from young bubs to early readers. The plot is simple to follow with plenty of repetition – perfect for little readers and their skill development. The pictures make it easy to guess what the words will be and encourages read-alongs, whilst the range of vocabulary will teach little ones new words. The story also covers educational concepts such as depth perception with near sheep and far sheep.

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Illustrations and aesthetics

‘Where is the Green Sheep?’ is a board book – awesome for bubs and toddlers as it makes it super easy for little hands to hold themselves. It’s also on the small side so perfect for popping into a backpack for day trips. The illustrations are adorable, super effective and just like the story – nice and simple, meaning they appeal to a large audience. The whole book is bright and fun and will keep little ones entertained until the end – where everyone will be asking ‘Where IS that green sheep?’.

A popular book that children will love and a must have for every family bookshelf.

If you want to find out more about this book, check out the author’s website here – and


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