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Russell the Sheep

Russell the Sheep

by Rob Scotton Illustrated by Rob Scotton

This is Russell.

Sometimes Russell is just a little bit out of step with the rest of the flock.

All the sheep are falling asleep — except Russell.

What's a sheep to do?

Russell tries everything . . . until, at last, he falls asleep.

With a distinctive humor and style, Scotton introduces a sheep with a "baaaad" case of insomnia, until he discovers the one thing he needs to count to get to sleep.

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
1.8
Lexile Measure
300L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Bedtime Stories, Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Rob Scotton
Rob Scotton

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