This day-in-the-life story about a hard-working sheepdog is a lovely, gentle read, with wonderfully detailed illustrations…lots of things to discover on every page (look out for the kittens and wee birds)'
West Coast Review
A lovely, gentle read, and wonderfully detailed illustrations ensure that it is a treat young readers can enjoy again and again'
Blathwayt’s award-winning illustrations are always full of detail and his latest publications, Clever Dog Kip and the Sticker Atlas of Scotland, are no exception'
About the Book
Kip the sheepdog lives on a farm, where he always has lots to do. He helps the farmer to bring the cow in for milking and unload the bales of hay, and rounds up the sheep. When the farmer takes the sheep to the market Kip goes too. But the naughty sheep run away and Kip must find them. So begins an adventure for the young sheepdog that leads him all around the town.
Benedict Blathwayt spent much of his youth, childhood and early years of married life on Mull. He has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Julie MacRae, Walker Books, Hutchinson, OUP and Rex Fox, among others, and his work has appeared in 14 languages. He won the Smarties Prize in 1988 for Tangle and the Firesticks.
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