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71 Sheep Try Soccer

71 Sheep Try Soccer

by Pablo Albo; ill. Raul Guridi (Canica, 2016)

trans. Michael Sedunary (Berbay, 2017)

Book cover: “71 Sheep Try Soccer” by Pablo Albo; ill. Raul Guridi (Canica, 2016); trans. Michael Sedunary (Berbay, 2017)

Economical with words, content to play on the inherent absurdity. The anthropomorphic sheep are Larson-esque and hopeless, spending most of their time trying to retrieve their ball from a tree. The illustrations juxtapose packed sheep clusters and generous amounts of grey space.