The Painter Who Loved Chickens

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  • Hardcover
  • 21 pages
  • The Painter Who Loved Chickens
  • Olivier Dunrea
  • English
  • 09 January 2019
  • 0374357293

About the Author: Olivier Dunrea

Since his debut in 1983, author and illustrator Olivier Dunrea has created a steady stream of picture books, including concept books, stories of family life modern and ancient and stories about artists Many of Dunrea s picture books testify to his love of animals and his interest in archaeology and folklore of the British Isles, and several including Ravena, The Trow Wife s Treasure, and Bear Noel take place in a similar land of Dunrea s own creation the mythic island of Moel Eyris I don t write books or make pictures for children, Dunrea once told Something about the Author SATA I make them for myself It just so happens that children like what I do as much as I do Olivier Jean Paul Dominique Dunrea 1953 Biography Personal, Career, Member, Writings, Sidelights


The Painter Who Loved ChickensAn Artist, Who Loves To Paint Chickens, Finally Finds Someone That Appreciates His Pictures

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10 thoughts on “The Painter Who Loved Chickens

  1. Meredith says:

    A commercial artist longs to live in a farm and raise chickens.A painter is forced to paint what sells but yearns to paint chickens and live on a farm where he can raise chickens as well as paint them Because he is true to his authentic self, he is eventually rewarded in the form of a fairy godmother benefactor whose patronage allows him to realize his dream This story embodies the contemporary American edict to follow your bliss I find this to be dubious advice rooted in the fallacy of sur A commercial artist longs to live in a farm and raise chickens.A painter is forced to paint what sells but yearns to paint chickens and live on a farm where he can raise chickens as well as paint them Because he is true to his authentic self, he is eventually rewarded in the form of a fairy godmother benefactor whose patronage allows him to realize his dream This story embodies the contemporary American edict to follow your bliss I find this to be dubious advice rooted in the fallacy of survivor bias, and I cannot endorse sending this message to children Stories like this can be inspirational, but they can also create an unrealistic expectation of success and a skewed view of reality, which renders young people vulnerable to the individuals and organizations who will seek to profiteer on the na vet of their hopes and dreams Counseling young people to do what you love can be particularly harmful for those born into families in the lower socioeconomic strata who will have to work in order to live and cannot follow their dreams off into the happily ever after sunset Doing something for one s own personal fulfillment is great as long as there is no expectation of a monetary reward

  2. Andrew says:

    Our family does have a fondness for chickens You loved all the different kinds of chickens illustrated.

  3. Jen says:

    Beautiful childrens book the chicken illustrations are SWEET