A Hen for Izzy Pippik

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Kids Can Press Ltd, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When Shaina finds a magnificent hen, she knows that Izzy Pippik, the hen's owner, is sure to return for her. In the meantime, Shaina decides she will care for the animal. But when dozens of eggs hatch and rowdy chickens scatter throughout the village, Shaina must fight the entire town if she has any hope of protecting the birds. Inspired by Jewish and Islamic traditional texts, this is a beautiful tale about doing the right thing, even in the face of adversity.
  

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Gorgeous illustrations! - Goodreads
great story, fabulous illustrations. - Goodreads
The artwork is beautiful! - Goodreads
The illustrations are beautiful. - Goodreads

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User Review  - mrea - LibraryThing

In this story a young girl name Shaina finds a hen and ends up saving her town from hard times. The protagonist, Shaina, is a strong female character who finds strength in her morals. Read full review

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User Review  - Heather Mize - Goodreads

I love the illustrations and this is a really cute book about how honesty can bring good fortune. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

For more than 30 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 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 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.

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