By Aubrey Davis
"Nicely paced textual content and colourful scratchboard-like photos are superbly attached, with the wandering chicks' paths drawn in crazy traces. this can be a booklet to savour and reread, within the culture of Margot Zemach's 'It may well continuously Be Worse'." --Booklist
"... sharp-witted story drawn from Jewish and Islamic assets. Lafrance merits a different shout-out for her paintings -- she proves once more that she s an extraordinary expertise who can mix naif rendering with a hugely refined and regularly artistic experience of composition. a long time 4-8." --Publishers Weekly
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Better a hen tomorrow than an egg today — Chinese fortune cookie Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow — Turkish proverb For Mackenzie and Allora— A. D. To Blima and Leopold Liebman, their son Sam and grandson Maximilien Lafrance Liebman — M. L. ISBN 978-1-77138-080-5 (PDF) Text © 2012 Aubrey Davis Illustrations © 2012 Marie Lafrance All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior written permission of Kids Can Press Ltd.
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. Suddenly she burst out laughing. “Everyone knows it but me! ” BEEYAWWK! The hen fluttered into her arms. “Welcome home, Yevka,” she cooed. Bawwwk. Better a hen tomorrow than an egg today — Chinese fortune cookie Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow — Turkish proverb For Mackenzie and Allora— A.
Title. 54 C2011-904728-4 For over thirty years Aubrey Davis has told stories, performing and conducting workshops across Canada and the United States. His books have received glowing reviews and multiple awards, including, for Bagels from Benny, the Sydney Taylor Award, the Mr. Christie Award (Silver) and the Canadian Jewish Book Awards Children’s Literature Prize. 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.
A Hen for Izzy Pippik by Aubrey Davis