The Surprise by Sylvia Van Ommen

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Sheep carefully charts the growth of his wool coat. When it's long enough, he rides his moped to buy some red dye and dyes his wool and shaves it off. Sheep puts on a sweater and takes the wool to Poodle, who spins it into yarn. Back at home, Sheep knits a beautiful red sweater as a surprise present for Giraffe


About Sylvia Van Ommen

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Sylvia attended the Academy of Art in Kampen, where she specialized in illustrating. She illustrates and writes about everything she sees and hears around her. Animals are often the main characters in her work.She made her debut with the funny, philosophical picture book Jellybeans.
Published September 15, 2005 by WingedChariot Press. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this modest, wordless, tongue-in-cheek episode (available since 2004 with a Spanish title), a sheep knits a cozy gift from its own wool.

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She gets on her moped and goes to visit the giraffe who is shown wearing a beautiful red sweater to cover his long neck.

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