It does a great job illustrating the impact that humans have had on themselves and their environment while also showing the brutality and gruesome nature of industry. They establish schools, travel and pursue careers; leaders emerge from the pack. Its like orwell for kids. Trade Paperback Standard used condition. Retrieved from ” https: Baaaa is a cautionary tale, a dystopia starring sheep.

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Baaa by David Macaulay

Hungry sheep turn to crime. This is the second time I read this story and the ending is always chilly. Jacket shows light scuffing, 4 horizontal scratches on front cover 1 to 2 inchesprice clipped, in mylar cover. Anyone with a twisted sense daviid humor. Works by David Macaulay.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Civilization seems to be going s I met Macaulay and found him sweet and gentle. I have a hard time mqcaulay that this picture book is for children. A Division of Sanval, My kids, Max and Calvin.

Instead of people, Baaa is sheep. This was followed by a series of books of the same type: It was on display from but painted over in because the Rhode Island Department of Transportation could no synopsid repair it after constant graffiti tagging.

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Retrieved 30 November Return to Book Page. Wikimedia Commons has media related to David Macaulay. David Macaulay, born inwas eleven when his parents moved from England to Bloomfield, New Jersey. After the last human dies out, sheep take over the world, make the same mistakes that humans did, and eventually die out as well. No reading creases to spine. Very Good Very Good Edition: Jul 08, Dustin Crazy little brown owl rated it it was amazing Shelves: His illustrations have been featured in nonfiction books combining text and illustrations explaining architecture, design and engineering, and he has written a number of children’s fiction books.

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Hungry sheep turn to crime. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. This might get students into becoming advocates for some cause. Discussing a Difficult Topic: Shop from my selection, or anything else on Amazon. I like it when Children’s books have interesting layers that adults or older critical thinkers can be intrigued by. Macaulay uses light and shade perfectly and creates texture and depth with cross hatching and carefully spaced lines.

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They establish schools, travel and pursue careers; leaders emerge from the pack. Shows eavid signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. What makes Biblio different? Archived from the original on 22 May If you’d like a Soylent Green bedtime story for your kids, look no further. Want to Read saving….

More time passes and the sheep learn to speak and read. Delightful Children’s Books Find a book to delight a child. I bought a used copy at The Book Exchange in Ashland. The sheep begin making the smae mistakes humans did, and suffer the same fate.


She said of Macaulay, “His remarkable curiosity and meticulous research led him into some of the most complicated facets of the human body yet he tells this story with simplicity, ingenuity and humor. Caldecott Medal Winners, – Present.

It follows the history of humans from the caves to the industrial age except this occurs with sheep after all humans have died off.

Even though it is geared towards kids, it had a lot of elements of the real world in it to date. The San Bernardino County Sun. They establish schools, travel and pursue dynopsis leaders emerge from the pack. Sep 04, Maggi Rohde rated it liked it Shelves: A lovely little allegory about the decline of society and cannibalism – for children – as told by sheep. Preview — Baaa by David Macaulay.

Nerdy Book Club A community of readers. They meet for lunch. I would advise adults to read BAAA first before deciding to read this story to a child.

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