By Aubrey Davis
"Nicely paced textual content and colourful scratchboard-like pictures are superbly hooked up, with the wandering chicks' paths drawn in crazy traces. this can be a booklet to get pleasure from and reread, within the culture of Margot Zemach's 'It may possibly continuously Be Worse'." --Booklist
"... sharp-witted story drawn from Jewish and Islamic resources. Lafrance merits a unique shout-out for her paintings -- she proves once more that she s a unprecedented expertise who can mix naif rendering with a hugely refined and continually 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.
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. 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.
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A Hen for Izzy Pippik by Aubrey Davis