Praise for A Hen For Izzy Pippik

“This is a book to savor and reread …”

Booklist, February 2012





Praise for Bagels from Benny

“The book is a little masterpiece”

Teacher Magazine, Oct. 2003

Praise for Aubrey’s Storytelling

“Aubrey was absolutely magical, enchanting, and captivating. In fact, one of our Rabbis stated that he was the best storyteller that he has ever heard!”

Rachel Kamin, Director, Temple Israel Libraries & Media Center, West Bloomfield MI


“Aubrey Davis defies superlatives. His repertoire is amazing and his ability to hold the audience’s attention is legendary. He can tell stories to preschoolers and elementary school students as well as their parents….He is very creative and chooses his stories to match the audience in front of him. The adults (teachers, parents, older students) were as mesmerized as were the children. “

Penny Fransblow, Head: Norman Berman Children’s Library, Montreal, April 2012

The Enormous Potato

“From the planting to the harvesting to the consumption to the last bit of cooked potato, this delightful story is a perfect read-aloud tale that will demand numerous repeat performances!”

The Dallas Morning News, Sept. 1998


Aubrey Davis, illustrated by Dušan Petričić. Toronto: Kids Can Press, Ltd., 1997.

The Enormous Potato begins with a farmer who plants an eye—a potato eye. It grows and grows into an enormous potato. Harvest time comes, but the potato is so big that the farmer can’t pull it out. So he calls for help, first to his wife, then to their daughter, then to the dog and so on. Energetic illustrations capture the growing determination of the family to free the potato from the soil, and the celebratory feast that follows their success.


“A real feast for both the eye and the ear, this is a well-honed tale sure to be a storyteller’s favourite.”

Calgary Herald, November 9, 1997



Communication-Jeunesse, Winner of Palmares des livres preferes des jeunes (Children’s Favourite Books)


Parent’s Guide, Children’s Media Award