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  • Published: 6 March 2006
  • ISBN: 9780143501763
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

Where is The Green Sheep?




Here is the blue sheep, and here is the red sheep. Here is the bath sheep, and here is the bed sheep. But where is the green sheep?

  • Published: 6 March 2006
  • ISBN: 9780143501763
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $17.99

About the authors

Mem Fox

Mem Fox has written over 38 books for adults and children including Possum Magic, which has sold over three million copies and is the bestselling picture book ever in Australia. Mem has been presented with many awards including an AM in the 1993 Australia Day Honours for services to the cultural life of Australia; an SA Great Award for Literature in 2001; the Prime Minister's Centenary Medal in 2003; and she was shortlisted for the Australian of the Year in 2004. She worked as an Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the School of Education at Flinders University, South Australia for twenty-four years and is now an international literacy consultant.

Mem's books with Penguin include Where is the Green Sheep?, Hunwick's Egg, A Particular Cow, Where The Giant Sleeps, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Hello Baby!, The Goblin and the Empty Chair, A Giraffe in the Bath and most recently Baby Bedtime. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.

Judy Horacek

Judy Horacek is an Australian cartoonist, writer and illustrator. She has been drawing cartoons for about twelve years now and has worked for a multitude of community groups, unions, small magazines and good causes.

Her work is often concerned with feminism, the environment and social justice issues. Six collections of her cartoons have been published: Life on the EdgeUnrequited Love, Woman with Altitude, Lostin Space and If the fruit fits. Major retrospective exhibitions of her work have been held at the National Gallery of Victoria, the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. She has also had numerous solo and group exhibitions of her cartoons and her prints.

Her latest books for Penguin include The Story of Growl, These Are My Hands, These Are My Feet and, most recently, Yellow is My Favourite Colour.

Awards & recognition

KANGA Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2006  •  Picture Story Books

KOALA Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2006  •  Picture Story Books

YABBA Children's Choice Awards

Winner  •  2006  •  Picture Story Books

REAL Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2007  •  Picture Story Books

BILBY Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2008  •  Early Readers

REAL Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2008  •  Picture Story Books

BILBY Children's Choice Awards

Shortlisted  •  2009  •  Early Readers

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