A Hen for Izzy Pippik (Hardcover)
Kids Can Press, 9781554532438, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2012
About the Author
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.
Praise For A Hen for Izzy Pippik…
Traditional Talmudic and Islamic texts form the bones of the story, which is delivered with a deft and witty touch.—Jewish Book World
This is a book to savor and reread ...—Booklist
Steadfast and quietly amusing, Shaina is a girl to admire.—Kirkus Reviews
Lafrance deserves a special shout-out for her work-she proves once again that she's a rare talent who can combine naïf rendering with a highly sophisticated and consistently inventive sense of composition.—Publisher's Weekly
A great story that illustrates how a child who sees the world in black and white is introduced to shades of grey, with the help of her grandfather.—The Victoria Times Colonist