Loula has had sufficient of her bad triplet brothers and comes to a decision to run away to Africa. fortunately, her mother’s chauffeur, Gilbert, is aware simply the way to get there. jointly, Loula and Gilbert trip camels, go a barren region and, most crucial, use lots of mind's eye during this heartwarming event.
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Edited by way of Karen Li and Yasemin Uçar Designed via Karen Powers childrens Can Press recognizes the monetary help of the govt of Ontario, throughout the Ontario Media improvement Corporation’s Ontario publication 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 task. ISBN 978-1-55453-941-3 released in Canada by way of young children Can Press Ltd. 25 Dockside force Toronto, ON M5A 0B5 www. kidscanpress. com released within the U. S. by means of teenagers Can Press Ltd. 2250 army highway Tonawanda, long island 14150 LIBRARY AND documents CANADA CATALOGUING IN e-book Villeneuve, Anne Loula is leaving for Africa / written and illustrated through Anne Villeneuve. I. identify. PS8593. I3996L68 2013 C2012-908579-0 jC813’. fifty four Loula is ailing and bored with having brothers. 3 suggest, terrible, pungent 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 far-off, the farthest away she will get from these poor triplets. “Mama,” says Loula, “I’m going to Africa. ” “Wonderful,” sings her mom whereas practising her function for the opera. “Just don’t seize 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 relatives 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 was once this fashion. ” “Are you convinced? ” asks Loula. “Yes. good, no, we'd need to glance on a map. ” “Do you've got one? ” “I imagine I might,” says Gilbert. “This is an outdated map, yet Africa may be within the related position. you spot? right here it's ... AFRICA! ” “Thank you, Gilbert. see you later! ” “But Mademoiselle Loula, first you 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've gotten your price tag? ” “No ... yet i've got my top drawing. Will that do? ” “It will just do fine,” announces Gilbert. “Where is the send? ” asks Loula. “Right here,” replies Gilbert. “All aboard! i am hoping you don’t get seasick. ” “Mademoiselle, may well I ask, why Africa? ” “Because! ” Loula explains. “Africa is much away, very far-off, the farthest away i will be able to get from my suggest, terrible, pungent brothers. Plus they're fearful of snakes. And in the event that they come, piranhas will devour them. ” “Well then,” says Gilbert, “I imagine Africa is the easiest 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 huge snake in that tree. Let’s fake we don’t see him. ” “So the place is Africa? ” asks Loula. “Maybe it really is this way,” indicates Gilbert. “Or probably that approach ... ” “Gilbert, i feel we’re misplaced. ” “You could be correct. What may still we do? ” “Look, Gilbert! A giraffe. Let’s ask her the way in which.