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The Middle Sheep (Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud #3)

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The adventures of Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud continue but who or what is making the usually cheerful and dependable Maud so grumpy? And why are she and Ernie arguing all the time? It seems to Ernie that being his sidekick just isn t important to Maud anymore. Then Valiant Vera says that if the two trainee superheroes can t work together, they will be thrown out ...more
Paperback, 71 pages
Published June 28th 2010 by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 2008)
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***Interview with my 4 & 6 year old***

Me: What did you think of that book?
Him: It was thumbs up ( while holding up two thumbs)
Her: Awesome

Me: What was your favourite part?
Him: the rescue
Her: When the boy rescued the sheep

Me: Would you like to be a superhero?
Him: Yes! I have a superhero costume!
Her: **nods**

Me: What would your superhero name be?
Him: Batman
Her: Molly
Him: Molly, you could be in my club! We could have a club of three, me, Molly and Harry.

Me: Who would you have for a sidekick?
Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud are two superheroes who take their duties very seriously (after school on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays and all day on Saturday). Surpisingly, though, one of these heroes is not what you would expect. You see, Ernie’s sidekick Maud is a sheep. And to top it all off, Maud has a bit of an identity crisis. She’s the middle sheep with a smart older sister sheep and the cutest sheep in the world for a younger sister. What is a good superhero sidekick sheep st ...more
Perfect for the 5-10 crowd Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud will appeal to kids who love superheroes or graphic novels. The Middle Sheep, the second book in this series deals very carefully (no hitting you over the head moments of clarity) with sibling rivalry and the importance of both speaking truth and listening carefully.
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Frances Watts was born in Switzerland and grew up in Australia. She has published 20 books for children, including picture books and books for younger readers, including Goodnight Mice!, the winner of the 2012 Prime Minister’s Award for Children’s Fiction, and 2008 Children’s Book Council of Australia award-winner Parsley Rabbit’s Book about Books. Her latest book, The Raven’s Wing, is her first n ...more
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