On a book page, this tab will allow you to add a book to one of your lists.
Please login or register to use this feature.
9781459809598_cover Enlarge Cover
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $9.99
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover
published: Feb 2016
ISBN:9781459809598

My Heart Fills with Happiness

by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Julie Flett

reviews: 1
tagged:
add a tag
Please login or register to use this feature.
emotions & feelings, native canadian
0 of 5
0 ratings
rated!
rated!
list price: $9.99
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover
published: Feb 2016
ISBN:9781459809598
Description

The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy.International speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote My Heart Fills with Happiness to support the wellness of Indigenous children and families, and to encourage young children to reflect on what makes them happy.

About the Authors
Monique Gray Smith is a mixed–heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry. She is an accomplished consultant, writer and international speaker. Her first novel, Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, won the 2014 Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature. Monique and her family are blessed to live on Lkwungen territory in Victoria, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.moniquegraysmith.com.
Author profile page >

Julie Flett studied fine arts at Concordia University in Montreal and Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver. She received the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize and was nominated for the Governor Genera's Award for Children's Literature for her book Owls See Clearly at Night (Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak lii Swer): A Michif Alphabet (L'alphabet di Michif). Julie is Cree-Métis and currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.julieflett.com. Follow her on Twitter @julie_flett.
Author profile page >
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
0 to 2
Grade:
p
Reading age:
0 to 2

Buy this book at:

Buy the e-book:

Reader Reviews

Sign Up or Sign In to add your review or comment.
Top  Grade
Librarian review

My Heart Fills With Happiness

International speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote My Heart Fills with Happiness to support the wellness of Indigenous children and families, and to encourage young children to reflect on what makes them happy.

What fills your heart with happiness? This simple board book explores the question using pictures and words to show happiness in a young First Nations girls’ world. Personal narratives can be drawn from the text and images. The book can also be used for drama exploration by having the students create tableaux of scenes represented in the book, as well as to invent images of what happiness means to them.

Author available for school visits @ltldrum

Source: Association of Canadian Publishers. Top Grade Selection 2016.

Related Blog Posts

Reading Lists Featuring “My Heart Fills with Happiness”

Other Titles by Monique Gray Smith

Tilly

Tilly

A Story of Hope and Resilience
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
More Info
Speaking Our Truth

Speaking Our Truth

A Journey of Reconciliation
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
More Info

Other Titles by Julie Flett

Dolphin SOS

Dolphin SOS

by Roy Miki & Slavia Miki
illustrated by Julie Flett
edition:Hardcover
tagged : marine life
More Info
A Day With Yayah

A Day With Yayah

by Nicola Campbell
illustrated by Julie Flett
edition:Hardcover
More Info
Zoe and the Fawn

Zoe and the Fawn

edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
More Info

User Activity

X
Contacting facebook
Please wait...