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Baabwaa and Wooliam

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Baabwaa and Wooliam
Written by David Elliott
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ISBN-13: 9780763699376
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Baabwaa and Wooliam
A Tale of Literacy, Dental Hygiene, and Friendship

author: David Elliott
illustrator: Melissa Sweet

Baabwaa is a sheep who loves to knit. Wooliam is a sheep who loves to read. It sounds a bit boring, but they like it. Then, quite unexpectedly, a third sheep shows up. A funny-looking sheep who wears a tattered wool coat and has long, dreadfully decaying teeth. Wooliam, being well-read, recognizes their new acquaintance: the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing! The wolf is so flattered to discover that his literary reputation precedes him that he stops trying to eat Baabwaa and Wooliam. And a discovery by the sheep turns the encounter into an unexpected friendship in this hilarious tale from David Elliott and Melissa Sweet.

“Cleverly humorous and a joy to read aloud. . . . Great for knitters, for readers, for fun-seeking adventurers.”— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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0763699373 /  9780763699376
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 8 7/16" x 10 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Fiction; Humorous Stories; Social Themes; Books & Libraries;
author’s comments:
David Elliott is the award-winning author of many books for children, including And Here’s to You!, illustrated by Randy Cecil; In the Wild, On the Farm, and In the Sea, all illustrated by Holly Meade; and Nobody’s Perfect, illustrated by Sam Zuppardi. David Elliott lives in Warner, New Hampshire.
illustrator’s comments:
Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly one hundred books for children, including Caldecott Honor Books The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus and A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams. She is also the illustrator of Firefly July: A Very Short Year of Poems and Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White. Melissa Sweet lives in Rockport, Maine.
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