Loula Is Leaving for Africa

Loula has had sufficient of her poor triplet brothers and makes a decision to run away to Africa. fortunately, her mother’s chauffeur, Gilbert, is familiar with simply how one can get there. jointly, Loula and Gilbert experience camels, pass a barren region and, most crucial, use lots of mind's eye during this heartwarming experience.

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Ca or name toll loose to 1-800-893-5777. Edited by means of Karen Li and Yasemin Uçar Designed by means of Karen Powers childrens Can Press recognizes the monetary help of the govt of Ontario, throughout the Ontario Media improvement Corporation’s Ontario booklet Initiative; the Ontario Arts Council; the Canada Council for the humanities; and the govt. of Canada, in the course of the CBF, for our publishing job. ISBN 978-1-55453-941-3 released in Canada by means of young children Can Press Ltd. 25 Dockside force Toronto, ON M5A 0B5 www. kidscanpress. com released within the U. S. by way of childrens Can Press Ltd. 2250 army highway Tonawanda, manhattan 14150 LIBRARY AND data CANADA CATALOGUING IN book Villeneuve, Anne Loula is leaving for Africa / written and illustrated via Anne Villeneuve. I. identify. PS8593. I3996L68 2013 C2012-908579-0 jC813’. fifty four Loula is ailing and bored with having brothers. 3 suggest, terrible, smelly brothers. “I’ve had adequate! ” she cries. “I’m leaving. ” She takes the necessities ... her cat, her tea set and her most sensible drawing. Loula goes far-off, very distant, the farthest away she will be able to get from these bad triplets. “Mama,” says Loula, “I’m going to Africa. ” “Wonderful,” sings her mom whereas practising her position for the opera. “Just don’t capture a chilly. ” “Papa,” says Loula, “I’m going to Africa. ” “Marvelous, my little brussels sprout! ” replies her father, busy making a new mustache. “Just don’t come domestic too overdue. ” “Fine! ” Loula exclaims. “Nobody cares approximately me. I’m by no means coming again. ” “Mademoiselle! ” Gilbert exclaims. Gilbert is the kin chauffeur. He drives Loula’s mom to the opera. “What are you doing up in that tree? ” “This isn't really a tree,” says Loula. “This is AFRICA! ” “Really? i assumed Africa used to be this fashion. ” “Are you certain? ” asks Loula. “Yes. good, no, we'd need to glance on a map. ” “Do you've one? ” “I imagine I might,” says Gilbert. “This is an previous map, yet Africa will be within the comparable position. you spot? right here it really is ... AFRICA! ” “Thank you, Gilbert. goodbye! ” “But Mademoiselle Loula, first you'll want to take a boat, in any other case you'll by no means get to Africa. ” “Never? ” “Never. ” “Okay then, I’ll take a ship,” says Loula. “Good. Do you will have your price ticket? ” “No ... yet i've got my most sensible drawing. Will that do? ” “It will do exactly fine,” broadcasts Gilbert. “Where is the send? ” asks Loula. “Right here,” replies Gilbert. “All aboard! i am hoping you don’t get seasick. ” “Mademoiselle, could I ask, why Africa? ” “Because! ” Loula explains. “Africa is way away, very distant, the farthest away i will get from my suggest, terrible, pungent brothers. Plus they're afraid of snakes. And in the event that they come, piranhas will consume them. ” “Well then,” says Gilbert, “I imagine Africa is the simplest vacation spot. ” “Gilbert, are we there but? ” “Not but. we've got to move the jungle. DON’T search for NOW, Mademoiselle. there's a big snake in that tree. Let’s faux we don’t see him. ” “So the place is Africa? ” asks Loula. “Maybe it's this way,” indicates Gilbert. “Or probably that means ... ” “Gilbert, i believe we’re misplaced. ” “You can be correct. What should still we do?

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