Good-bye, Sheepie

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Marshall Cavendish, Apr 1, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Through warm, gentle watercolor-and-gouache illustrations, this story helps children come to terms with the death of a beloved family pet, exploring the feelings they may have related to such a loss.

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User Review  - CassandraQuigley - LibraryThing

Death of a family member or pet is a hard thing to handle, especially at a young age. I believe that this book addresses this topic in that young children can understand and easily relate to. I ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The death of a boy's beloved sheepdog is the topic of Burleigh's latest. Sheepie is Owen's best friend, but he is getting older and cannot run and play like he used to. Then one day Owen finds Sheepie ... Read full review


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Robert Burleigh is the award-winning author of many books for children, including, "Hoops", a SLJ Best Book of the Year and a Booklist Editor's Choice, "Lookin'?for Bird?in?the Big City" which received the New York Society Library Award for the best children's book of the year, and "Toulouse-Lautrec: The Moulin Rouge and the City of Light" which was an ALA Notable Book. His many other books include "Stealing?Home", "Clang! Clang! Beep! Beep!"?and "By My Brother's Side", for which he was a contributing author.? He lives in Michigan.

Peter Catalanotto has written fourteen books for children, including "Ivan the Terrier", ? "Matthew A.B.C., " and "Emily's Art", of which "School Library Journal" said in a starred review, "Whether viewed from afar or up close, this creative and heartfelt book is a masterpiece." "Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-it-All" will be released in early 2012. Peter has illustrated forty-two books in all, among them several collaborations with George Ella Lyon. Their "Mother to Tigers" received a starred review in "School Library Journal" and was one of the New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing in 2003. He lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

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