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 may possibly regularly Be Worse'." --Booklist

"... sharp-witted story drawn from Jewish and Islamic assets. 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 continually artistic experience of composition. a long time 4-8." --Publishers Weekly

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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.

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. 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. or, in case of photocopying or other reprographic copying, a license from The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright). ca or call toll free to 1-800-893-5777. Kids Can Press acknowledges the financial support of the Government of Ontario, through the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s Ontario Book Initiative; the Ontario Arts Council; the Canada Council for the Arts; and the Government of Canada, through the CBF, for our publishing activity.

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