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Audrey (cow) Audrey Is A Cow With Poetry In Her Blood, Who Yearns For The Greener Pastures Beyond Bittersweet Farms But When Roy The Horse Tells This Bovine Dreamer That She Is Headed For Abbot S War, The Slaughter House, Audrey Knows That She Must Leave Her Home And Friends Sooner Than She Ever Imagined With The Help Of A Whole Crew Of Animals And Humans Alike, Audrey Attempts To Escape The Farm She Lives On And Certain Death Cleverly Written As An Oral Account, This Unique Illustrated Tale Of An Animal On The Run, Told To Camera , Uses Over Thirty Narrative Voices, Including Six Humans, Four Cows, Three Sheep, Two Sheep Dogs, One Pig And A Very Silly Rooster Full Of Heart And Humor, Audrey Cowis Ultimately A Very Human Story About Life And Death, Friendship, And Holding On To One S Dreams Based Or Less On A True Story



10 thoughts on “Audrey (cow)

  1. says:

    I m going ahead and rating this five stars because I absolutely loved it The fact that it was inspired by a true story of a cow escaping the slaughterhouse is just wonderful and has prompted me to find a farm sanctuary close to home to donate to The animal voices that narrate this story are fun and the illustrations are adorable Do judge this book by it s cove


  2. says:

    This was, unexpected in every possible way I loved it Wow What a heart.


  3. says:

    First sentence How would I describe her in a word Premise plot Audrey is not a milk cow or a work cow She s a food cow But though her so called destiny is set the slaughterhouse inevitable she will not go down without a fight This poet cow is on a mission to escape and find freedom But one cow on her own seems doomed to fail, but a cow with friendswellanything is poss


  4. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading this with my 12 year old A story similar to Charlotte s Web but written in the same vein as a VH1 Behind the Music episode, it s incredibly fun to read aloud and easy to switch character voices as they re announced at each new paragraph Both fun and endearing, this was pure delight to get into during the frustrating Covid 19 quarantine.


  5. says:

    After reading the first half, I thought I would never share this book with my grade 4 students Would it not be traumatic to read about a dinner cow trying to escape her one way trip to Abbat War But then the second half of her story of her freedom, recapture, and saving was fun and the voices of the characters were unique I hope I can create adequate voices as I read it Based


  6. says:

    My husband read this aloud because he does fantastic narrative voices I think if I would have read this myself it could have been a bit long winded but with different voices, it had a Creature Comforts effect and was quite enjoyable.


  7. says:

    Did this as a read aloud with grade 3 4 students It started out slow and difficult for them to follow, but as we got into the book they really enjoyed it.


  8. says:

    This is the third selection for a children s book club I am facilitating This was recommended by my local branch NYPL children s librarian and it is a great choice Told from multiple points of view, we learn about Audrey, a Charolais cow who will be taken to Abbot s War abbatoir A plot is hatched to save her, and the story is told in the form of interviews with the animals involved as we


  9. says:

    This may be a bit deep but I cried at times in this book as I found it to be mirroring tales of concentration camps I m a vegetarian as is my 6 year old son and I read this to him I had hoped it would incite compassion in him even though he s already very compassionate.Such a cute and wonderful tale and I only wish all cows had the same happy ending as Audrey


  10. says:

    This a good book to read to your kids Written in a series of dialogues from the different characters perspective.


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About the Author: Dan Bar-el

Dan Bar el is an award winning children s author, educator and storyteller His writing includes chapter books, such as The Very, Very Far North and Audrey cow , picture books, such as Not Your Typical Dragon and It s Great Being a Dad, and graphic novels, such as That One Spooky Night and Dog Night at the Story Zoo For the past twenty five years, Dan has been working with children ages 3 to 13 He s been a school age childcare provider, a preschool teacher, a creative drama and a creative writing teacher He s developed a multitude of creative activities for children including movie making and a radio show involving school age childcare centres across Vancouver As a preschool teacher, Dan created Stories in Our Own Words, a program for 3 4 year olds based on the ideas of famed educator and author, Vivian Gussin Paley that fostered the development of the children s own stories by recording them and then acting them as a group.In the past, Dan trained and worked professionally as an actor, has written for theatre, as well as written and performed comedy across Canada These days, when not writing or teaching writing to children through the organization CWC, Dan merrily travels around the country visiting many schools and libraries.Hiking and travelling are two of his passions In 2004, he completed the 800 km pilgrimage walk to Santiago de Compostella in Spain, andrecently, he did the Inca Trail to Machu Pichu in Peru Cooking, baking and eating the results of said efforts are some of his others pursuits Dan lives in Vancouver, BC with his wife, artist and goldsmith, Dominique Br chault, and Sasha, the most adorable cat in the known universe.