Audrey (cow)

Audrey (cow)
Author: Dan Bar-el
Language English
Pages: 240
ISBN10: 1770496025
Genre: Animals
Goodreads Rating: 3.92
ISBN13: 9781770496026
Published: November 11th 2014 by Tundra Books

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 (cow) is ultimately a very human story about life and death, friendship, and holding on to one's dreams--based more or on a true story.