By Dan Bar-el, Tatjana Mai-Wyss
Audrey is a cow with poetry in her blood, who yearns for the greener pastures past Bittersweet Farms. but if Roy the pony tells this bovine dreamer that she is headed for Abbot's struggle, the slaughter residence, Audrey is familiar with that she needs to depart her domestic and buddies ahead of she ever imagined. With assistance from an entire staff of animals and people alike, Audrey makes an attempt to flee the farm she lives on--and yes demise. Cleverly written as an oral account, this specified illustrated story of an animal at the run, advised "to camera", makes use of over thirty narrative voices, together with six people, 4 cows, 3 sheep, sheep canine, one pig and a truly foolish chicken. choked with middle and humor, Audrey (cow) is finally a really human tale approximately existence and loss of life, friendship, and retaining directly to one's dreams--based roughly on a real tale.
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Eddie and that i really notion that the truck may come for me at any second and that my plan for break out needed to ensue once attainable. i used to be a determined cow. We searched the farm’s border fences trying to find any weaknesses, gaps or unfastened posts that would cave in to a shove. the one one worthy attempting to knock over ended up giving me a painful sliver, and bad Eddie was once required to drag it out along with his the teeth. It used to be no longer friendly. Eddie was once what you may name a jumpy health care professional. Then I all at once remembered a major element from the Yvonne of Bavaria tale that I had missed.
That woman was once loopy large! She used to be so mammoth and lovely, and her eyes have been delicate black like evening sky and her odor was once unusual and glamorous, so I knew she used to be no monster. Mama could name me a idiot for being so trusting. yet I wasn’t scared. I simply needed to meet her. Oh yeah! So I did. I walked around the meadow correct as much as her. “What are you? ” I requested. She says, “I’m Audrey. I’m a Charolais, and that i come the entire manner from France when it comes to Bittersweet Farm. And what are you? ” i used to be speechless, used to be what i used to be. She talked in such deep tones, i'll think it rumbling in my chest.
The identify is Sanctuary. Fay’s Sanctuary. ” FAY (human) after which the flora and fauna officer came around and checked at the cougar, who it grew to become out was once as quick asleep as Audrey, for either one of them were tranquilized. Audrey had a couple of claw marks on her, yet except that, she will be nice. The officer contacted his division to get suggestions with the cougar, whereas I took my mobile phone and known as Daisy Dream Abattoir. while I received the executive at the line, I grew to become to Mr. Parker and Mr. Krumpfelt and instructed them why i used to be there: to call for Audrey’s freedom.
We sleep at the judgements after which re-vote within the morning. BRIGIT (sheep) except, in fact, a member wakes up and calls for a debate sooner than dawn. Then, in keeping with Rule 463-B of the Sheep structure, the herd is needed to wake up and hash out the worries of that member to her or his pride. LIONEL (sheep) certain, reliable element, Brigit. Now, at the evening in query, Eddie interrupted our assembly. He asked that we create a distraction at a definite position and time. This pointed out a subject immediately.
However it couldn’t were sturdy. i used to be frantic. in the meantime, my escorts insisted we proceed around the street up forward and keep on to the opposite facet of the woodland. yet what approximately Madge and Agnes? I couldn’t simply abandon my pals of their time of want, specially if their hassle was once my fault. MADGE (cow) I observed her. It was once Audrey; i used to be yes of it. I well-known her expensive face and tender eyes. yet her cover was once so blackened and cracked, i presumed maybe she used to be sick. Then she obtained up and moved towards the truck, so I bellowed a caution.