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Children's Fiction Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars

sakāw askiy ācimowina: niyānan pakosēhtimowina

by (author) Priya Chaudhary

illustrated by Cindy Lin

translated by Randy Morin

Bookland Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2020
Butterflies, Moths & Caterpillars, Jungle Animals, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2020
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k


Randy the Racoon and Cindy the Squirrel are best friends. One day, while walking in Woodland Forest, they find their friend Bella the Butterfly. She is trapped in a spider's web! After Cindy and Randy help her out of the web, she grants them five wishes. Randy and Cindy are excited to make their own dreams come true. But, when each of their wishes hurts their friends, Randy and Cindy have to undo their wishes. With only one wish left, they then stumble upon their injured friend Doris the Crow. When deciding what to do, Randy and Cindy learn the importance of kindness and giving to others.

About the authors

Priya Chaudhary is an elementary school teacher and has a strong passion for children's literature. She was born in India and moved to Canada when she was a child. Her children's stories have been published in Canada and internationally. "Woodland Tales: The Five Wishes" is her first published book. She lives in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Cindy Lin worked as a graphics designer and illustrator for major corporations in North America over the last decade. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree and won several awards for her design work. "Woodland Tales: The Five Wishes" is her first published book. She lives with her partner and their child in Newmarket, Ontario.

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Randy Morin is a teacher, storyteller, and English-Cree translator from the Big River First Nation, Treaty Six area. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Indigenous Studies and worked on many English to Cree translation projects for the Saskatchewan Native Theatre Company, Fresh TV, and APTN. He is a strong supporter of maintaining and teaching of Cree language and culture, and shares this knowledge in the classroom as a high school teacher in Saskatoon, SK. He is a member of the Literary Translators' Association of Canada. He lives in Saskatoon, SK.

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