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A Boy, a Chicken & the Lion of Judah

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  4 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Meet a nine-year old boy named Ari, who lives in Israel on a Moshav in the Negev Desert. Every spring and autumn an exciting event occurs where a world famous migration of 500 million birds of 200 different species fly over. Through watching these birds, Ari decides to become a vegetarian. Here is a whimsical and touching tale of his effort to own his own stomach while fac ...more
Paperback, 45 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Micah Publications (first published March 1995)
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Jeffrey Cohan
Nov 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: judaism, israel, veganism
This is ostensibly a children's book aimed at readers between say, 10- and 14-years old. I'm quite a bit older than that and I still really appreciated it.

Roberta Kalechofsky is a gifted writer and in this book captures the idiosyncrasies of a youth's behavior and perspective. Her depiction of chickens is equally adept.

This book is specifically targeted toward young readers who want to stop consuming animals in a carnivorous household. To that end, it's an inspiring coming-of-age story. But the
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