Welcome Song for Baby / Ni Nikamon ‘Tawâw Nipepîmis’

  • Translated by: Mary Cardinal Collins
  • Pages:24
  • Publisher:Orca Book Publishers
  • Themes:family love, new baby, new parent, photos of babies, children of color
  • Pub Date:09/18/2018
  • Age Groups:Fiction Picture Book
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From renowned First Nations storyteller Richard Van Camp comes a lyrical lullaby for newborns. Complemented with stunning photographs, this evocative board book is perfectly suited as a first book for every baby.

Orca Book Publishers is pleased to offer this paperback as a dual-language (English and Plains Cree) edition.
"An excellent addition to a public library's collection. For new parents it would be a welcomed gift to be cherished for years to come."
– Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group
"This is a board book that toddlers will want to look at over and over just to see the expressions on the little ones."
– NMRLS Youth Services Book Review
"It may work its way into parents' and grandparents' hearts the way Robert Munsch's Love You Forever has."
– The Vancouver Sun
"If you have a need to purchase a book as a gift for parents of a newborn, this is the one to get. It will be a treasure long after the baby has grown."
– Resource Links
"An excellent purchase for public libraries and a terrific gift for new parents! Highly recommended."
– CM: Canadian Review of Materials
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PJ Library Selection   | 2012  |  Commended
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