The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg


Lola is proud of her amazing wool. After all, everyone on the farm tells her how beautiful she looks. She spends hours brushing her wool to keep it shiny and silky.  Until one day when the weather gets hot, and all the sheep have to get haircuts—including Lola! She’s so upset without her wool that she runs away and hides by herself. And when her wool finally grows back, it’s tangled, messy…HORRIBLE! But hiding in Lola’s wool is a wonderful surprise, one that will help her realize that she doesn’t have to be pretty or perfect in order to be a friend…or to be extraordinary!

  • 32 Pages
  • 8.5" x 10.63"
  • 9780807573389
  • April 2017

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  • Kids will find plenty to enjoy in the artwork. A pleasing choice for reading aloud in the classroom, the library, or the home.

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  • A dandy tale of self-acceptance…Merino’s airy style reflects the light message of the book: celebrate yourself and enjoy your imperfections.

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  • Using soft edges, watercolors, and simple, warm words, Gemma Merino shares the unlikely story of a sheep who lost her silky wool but gained happiness, self-confidence, and a beautiful new friendship.

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