A Hen for Izzy Pippik by Aubrey Davis
By Aubrey Davis
"Nicely paced textual content and colourful scratchboard-like photographs are superbly attached, with the wandering chicks' paths drawn in crazy strains. it is a booklet to take pleasure in and reread, within the culture of Margot Zemach's 'It might constantly Be Worse'." --Booklist
"... sharp-witted story drawn from Jewish and Islamic resources. Lafrance merits a distinct shout-out for her paintings -- she proves once more that she s a unprecedented expertise who can mix naif rendering with a hugely subtle and constantly artistic feel of composition. a while 4-8." --Publishers Weekly
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Aubrey lives in Toronto, Ontario. Marie Lafrance lives in Montreal, Quebec. She has provided illustrations for magazines, newspapers, posters, billboards, boxes of jelly powder, board games and dozens of educational books for children. Now she primarily works on picture books, using her warm and gently humorous illustrations to delight and entertain children of all ages.
Shaina burst into tears. Grandpa rushed over, and she buried her face in his coat. “You were right, Shaina,” he murmured. ” “But he didn’t take his chickens,” she sobbed. ” he exclaimed. ” Shaina was shocked. ” “Are they, Shainala? ” Shaina closed her eyes. Roosters crowed. Children cheered. Hens cackled with glee. ” the crowd merrily cried. Suddenly Shaina felt a pickety peck on her toe, and her eyes popped open. She gazed thoughtfully at her feathered friend as the merriment chimed in her ears.
Published in Canada by Kids Can Press Ltd. S. by Kids Can Press Ltd. com The artwork in this book was rendered in pencil and colored in Photoshop. Edited by Debbie Rogosin and Sheila Barry Designed by Marie Bartholomew Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication Davis, Aubrey A hen for Izzy Pippik / written by Aubrey Davis ; illustrated by Marie Lafrance. ISBN 978-1-55453-243-8 I. Lafrance, Marie II. Title. 54 C2011-904728-4 For over thirty years Aubrey Davis has told stories, performing and conducting workshops across Canada and the United States.