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Pete the Sheep  20th Anniversary Ed.

A special anniversary edition of the popular modern classic, celebrating twenty years of Australia's favourite sheep, Pete.


Shaun the shearer doesn't have a sheepdog.

He has Pete.

And Pete is no ordinary sheep.

From Jackie French and Bruce Whatley, the award-winning duo of the bestselling Diary of a Wombat, comes a story about what can happen when you do things...

... a little differently. 

Some notes on the book:

Pete was a black sheep called Dunmore, who herded all our other sheep into the shearing shed in return for a milk arrowroot biscuit and a scratch behind his horns. (He'd go all dribbly and weak at the knees when you scratched him).

Back in the drought in the late '70s, when there was no grass for sheep to eat and no money to buy hay for them, a friend and I came up with a cunning plan. We'd give a sheep to every preschool in Australia! And then we'd make a living going around each preschool giving the sheep really cool hair cuts...

Luckily it rained before we put our plan into action. But many years later, this is where the story of 'the sheep with a plan' came from.

Monkey Baa Theatre have created a production of Pete the Sheep, find out more here.

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