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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Pete the Sheep
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The sheep-shearers in Shaggy Gully all have a sheep dog, but the new guy Shaun uses an extremely polite sheep named Pete.

Adaptations

y separately published work icon Pete the Sheep Sandra Eldridge , Tim McGarry , Eva Di Cesare , 2014 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2015 7100720 2014 single work musical theatre children's

'Pete the Sheep is a brand-new 50-minute musical, based on Jackie French and Bruce Whatley’s quirky and quintessentially Australian picture book.

'Shaun is the new sheep shearer in Shaggy Gully. Since shearing is such hard work, all the other shearers have sheep dogs to help them, but not Shaun. His partner is Pete, a sheep- sheep! The other shearers in the shed are not happy with Shaun and his sheep-sheep.

'Following rejection by the shearers and their dogs, Shaun and Pete set up their own Shearing Salon in town where they are inundated with woolly clients, who delight in Shaun’s styling prowess.

'This hilarious musical comedy, imaginatively told by four performers playing shearers, dogs and sheep, explores the challenges and rewards of being an individual, and will be a lasting tribute to honouring your own spirit and strength, whilst working with the flock!' (Source: http://monkeybaa.com.au/show/pete-the-sheep-world-premiere/ )

Teaching Resources

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Teacher’s notes from publisher’s website.

Notes

  • Pete the Sheep was the chosen title for National Simultaneous Storytime, 27 May 2009.
  • French's website notes that Pete the Sheep was shortlisted for a KOALA Award in 2005, but doesn't list the category. (The KOALA Award website keeps records only for winners, not for shortlisted works.)
  • This is affiliated with Dr Laurel Cohn's Picture Book Diet because it contains representations of food and/or food practices.

    Food depiction
    • Incidental
    Food types
    • Everyday drinks
    Food practices n/a
    Gender n/a
    Signage n/a
    Positive/negative value n/a
    Food as sense of place n/a
    Setting n/a
    Food as social cohesion n/a
    Food as cultural identity
    • White Australian characters
    Food as character identity n/a
    Food as language n/a

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 2004 .
      image of person or book cover 6441992600482632153.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 28p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 27 October 2004

      ISBN: 9780207199660, 0207199663
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Clarion Books ,
      2005 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Alternative title: Pete the Sheep-Sheep
      Extent: 32p.p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 9780618568628 (hbk.), 061856862X
    • Toronto, Ontario,
      c
      Canada,
      c
      Americas,
      :
      HarperTrophy ,
      2005 .
      image of person or book cover 8419660601033863454.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Alternative title: Pete the Sheep-Sheep
      Extent: 32p.p.
      Edition info: 1st Canadian ed.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0002006030, 9780002006033
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      HarperCollins Children's Books ,
      2007 .
      image of person or book cover 2713640431426882070.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 32p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 3 January 2007

      ISBN: 0007228082, 9780007228089 (pbk.)
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2008 .
      image of person or book cover 7258898900997389027.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 30 p.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 September 2009

      ISBN: 9780732287948, 0732287944
    • c
      Australia,
      c
      :
      HarperCollins ,
      2013 .
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      Extent: 30 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • eBook published 1 February 2013

      ISBN: 9780730443797, 0730443795
Alternative title: Pete si Domba Penggembala
Language: Indonesian
    • Jakarta, Java,
      c
      Indonesia,
      c
      Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Bhuana Ilmu Populer ,
      2007 .
      image of person or book cover 4053267940519811697.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 1 v.p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 9789797981624, 9797981622

Works about this Work

Children's Books Jane Barry , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 - 21 September 2008; (p. 25)

— Review of Pete the Sheep Jackie French , 2004 single work picture book
Untitled Bronwyn Fryar , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 49 no. 1 2005; (p. 16)

— Review of Pete the Sheep Jackie French , 2004 single work picture book
Untitled Jo Goodman , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 19 no. 5 2004; (p. 28)

— Review of Pete the Sheep Jackie French , 2004 single work picture book
Untitled Jo Goodman , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 19 no. 5 2004; (p. 28)

— Review of Pete the Sheep Jackie French , 2004 single work picture book
Untitled Bronwyn Fryar , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 49 no. 1 2005; (p. 16)

— Review of Pete the Sheep Jackie French , 2004 single work picture book
Children's Books Jane Barry , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 20 - 21 September 2008; (p. 25)

— Review of Pete the Sheep Jackie French , 2004 single work picture book
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