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Welcome Song for Baby / Ni Nikamon ‘Tawâw Nipepîmis’

by Richard Van Camp, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins

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published: Sep 2018
ISBN:9781459820104
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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.

About the Authors

Richard Van Camp

An internationally renowned storyteller and best-selling author, Richard Van Camp was born in Fort Smith, NWT, and is a member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Dene Nation. He acted as a cultural consultant for CBC Television’s North of 60. A graduate of the En’owkin School of Writing in Penticton, he completed his BFA in Writing at the University of Victoria and completed his MFA of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia. Richard was awarded Storyteller of the Year for both Canada and the US by the Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers.
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Mary Cardinal Collins is a semi-retired teacher, fluent Cree speaker and translator.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Reading age:
3 to 5
Awards
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books for Kids & Teens
  • Commended, PJ Library Selection
  • Winner, Books for BC Babies
  • Winner, National Parenting Publications Award
  • Long-listed, Resource Links "The Year's Best"
  • Commended, Toronto Public Library First & Best booklist
Editorial Reviews

"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

"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

"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

"It may work its way into parents' and grandparents' hearts the way Robert Munsch's Love You Forever has."

— The Vancouver Sun

"An excellent purchase for public libraries and a terrific gift for new parents! Highly recommended."

— CM: Canadian Review of Materials

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