Freddy really wants to swim, and the fact that sheep aren’t supposed to swim doesn’t seem to deter him. While the other sheep try to discourage him, Freddy dreams day and night of splashing around the pond with the ducks and fish.
How will Freddy find a way to make his dreams come true? This is a hilarious and heartwarming story about persisting in the face of disappointment.
This book is suitable for children between 5 and 7 years of age.
A Sheep Out of Water is a funny story about a swimming sheep that all children will find relatable, and a valuable lesson in resilience in the face of setbacks.
John Rabou studied for two years at the ‘s-Hertogenbosch Academy of Art and Design, Holland. He then built his portfolio and landed his first commission: illustrations for a full-color edition of Moby Dick. For 30 years, John has worked for educational publishers in Holland, Germany. He recently received the Certificate of Merit of the American Society of Illustrators.
Annelies Van Uden studied children’s literature in her native Holland. After a brief career in journalism, she became a children’s librarian and started writing books for children, too.