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100 Sheep

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What?  It feels like this book stops half way in the middle.  A man counts sheep every day.  One day there aren't 100, and he goes to find the missing sheep.  He throws a party,   then counts to 100 again. It almost feels like a waste of paper, but I guess someone will like it.
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This is a super cute book! You go on a search for a lost sheep with the sheep's owner. When everyone is concerned that he went looking for one sheep when he 99 others the sheep owner expresses his love for his sheep. Very cute and outstanding message. The illustrations are great.
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100 Sheep is cute counting book based on the Parable of the Lost Sheep.  I believe this book would be perfect for toddlers/preschoolers learning how to count.  The pictures are lovely too.  Thank you to NetGalley and the Publisher for the opportunity to read this book.  (This review is also on GoodReads.)
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A retelling of the parable of the lost sheep interspersed with counting skills. A great learning books for littles in theology and in math.
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Though I like the idea of a children's book of the 100 sheep parable, I felt like this book was a bit lacking. It claims to be "a counting parable" but has very little about counting-a single page. And it lacked something in the way of showing just how much the shepherd loves his sheep. It could have showed this in greater detail, by having h count them one by one, know them by name, feed them and shelter them, going after the one no matter the weather or terrain, etc. I feel it seemed to fall short on both goals of being "a counting parable" and teaching  the love of the shepherd.
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This parable retelling is short enough even the youngest readers will enjoy it. Digitally it isn't that great but it is a perfect book for the little readers in your family.
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A farmer owns 100 sheep and each day he counts them to make sure they are all accounted for.  One day he discovers that one is missing and determines to find it and bring it back home where it belongs. Off he goes looking everywhere until he finds his lost frightened little sheep which he quickly rescues and tenderly carries back, making his flock complete once again. 

This parable is in board book form which little ones will love.  The important message is that everyone has worth and value.  The story highlights God's great love and care for us.   The book builds early counting skills wrapped in the message that God will go to great lengths to keep us close to Him safe and secure in his fold. 

The illustrations are engaging and very kid-friendly.  I highly recommend this book.
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The parable of the lost sheep is a great board book for babies. In illustration form, it tells the story of God's great love for us. The story is a rancher that lost one sheep. He knew his sheep and counted them every day. A 100 sheep is a big number but the one is valued. That is God's love. We are valued.

A special thank you to Flyaway Books and Netgalley for the ARC and the opportunity to post an honest review.
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A simple story about a farmer who loses one of his sheep, and searches for it until he finds it, because it takes all of his 100 sheep for his flock to be complete. While a nice enough message of "no one left behind," there's not much more to it than that. Very small children might still enjoy it in the moment, but it's unlikely to become a favorite. Good for if you're looking for a quick and easy to digest story for a child.
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This is a sweet book about a man who cares for 100 sheep. The illustrations are very sweet, and the writing is enjoyable. The story itself fell a little flat for me. I’m not sure there is enough here that would catch the attention of my son. I did enjoy the moral of the story and underlying messages about love, responsibility and devotion.
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I already own the book, "Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons" by the authors and I love it. Making a board book version of this story is just right-- even the youngest toddlers can grasp what it means to be loved and how it feels when someone is delighted to see you! Levine and Sasso are a great team.

However, I think it's a mistake to try to market this as a book to teach counting skills. I don't mind the numbering and sets of ten within the illustrations, but the numbers are not the point. 

Thanks to NetGalley and the publishers for a free review copy.
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The illustrations in this book were really cute and had vibrant colors. I don't like how short it is, but it's a cute little book for kids. I really like the counting by 10s and the counting to 100 inside the back cover.
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This is a beautifully illustrated board-book based in The Parable of the Lost Sheep.nut has been is adapted from the picture book Who Counts? 100 Sheep, 10 Coins, and 2 Sons.  

 The story is sweet and appropriately very basic for the earliest book babies. It is said to build early counting skills but I say just let baby enjoy the sweet story and don’t try and teach a one year old to count to 100.  At this age understanding God’s love for us, is the message to take away. Baby can learn math soon enough.
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100 Sheep recounts the parable of the lost sheep through counting. It is a cute book, but I felt it lacked added counting principles throughout the book and wouldn't be quite engaging for young readers to count along with the book.
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