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Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 28
Themes: community, friendship, forest animals, children, family
Publisher: Portage & Main
Pub Date: 01/Mar/2019
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This whimsical story celebrates the revitalization of Cree dialects and traditional methods of storytelling. During an unfortunate mishap, young Awâsis loses Kôhkum’s freshly baked world-famous bannock. Not knowing what to do, Awâsis seeks out a variety of other-than-human relatives willing to help. What adventures are in store for Awâsis?

The book includes a pronunciation guide and the recipe for Kôhkum’s world-famous bannock.

Quill & Quire, starred review
★ "In children's storytelling, length, image, and readability matters, especially in books like this one that challenge readers to use Cree language. Hunt and Strong strike a balance in this regard. The writing and illustrations work very well together, making the book both enchanting and educational."

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