Amos's Sweater

by Janet Lunn
Illustrator Kim Lafave

Groundwood Books Ltd | October 1, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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Winner of the Governor General's Award for Illustration, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award and the Ruth Schwartz Award

Amos the sheep is old and cold and tired of giving up all his wool. But despite his noisy objections, Aunt Hattie shears Amos once again and knits his wool into a brightly colored sweater for Uncle Henry.

Poor Amos decides that this time he has had enough - and he sets out to reclaim what is rightfully his.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 8.56 × 8.5 × 0.17 in

Published: October 1, 2007

Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0888998457

ISBN - 13: 9780888998453

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Amos's Sweater

by Janet Lunn
Illustrator Kim Lafave

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 pages, 8.56 × 8.5 × 0.17 in

Published: October 1, 2007

Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0888998457

ISBN - 13: 9780888998453

About the Book

Amos the sheep is old and cold and sick of having his wool taken away. Despite his noisy objections, Aunt Hattie shears Amos once again and knits his precious wool into a beautiful, brightly colored sweater for Uncle Henry. Poor Amos decides that enough is enough and sets out to claim what is rightfully his. Kim LaFave's whimsical watercolors perfectly complement this hilarious tale of a curmudgeonly sheep's fight to get his wool back.

From the Publisher

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Illustration, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award and the Ruth Schwartz Award

Amos the sheep is old and cold and tired of giving up all his wool. But despite his noisy objections, Aunt Hattie shears Amos once again and knits his wool into a brightly colored sweater for Uncle Henry.

Poor Amos decides that this time he has had enough - and he sets out to reclaim what is rightfully his.

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Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award Governor General's Literary Award for Illustration Ruth Schwartz Award Amos the sheep is old and cold and tired of giving up all his wool. But despite his noisy objections, Aunt Hattie shears Amos once again and knits his wool into a brightly colored sweater for Uncle Henry. Poor Amos decides that this time he's had enough -- and he sets out to reclaim what is rightfully his.

About the Author

Born in Dallas, Texas, Janet Lunn is a renowned children's author and editor. She has won a vast array of awards and has also received an honorary doctorate from Queen's University and the Order of Canada. Janet lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

Kim LaFave has won the Governor General's Award, the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for his illustrations in Amos's Sweater by Janet Lunn. He illustrated Shin-chi's Canoe by Nicola I. Campbell, which was a finalist for the Governor General's Award. He lives in Roberts Creek, B.C.

Appropriate for ages: 4

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