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Children's Fiction Native Canadian

The Birthday Scavenger Hunt

English Edition

by (author) Jenna Bailey-Sirko

illustrated by Thamires Paredes

Publisher
Inhabit Education Books Inc.
Initial publish date
Oct 2022
Category
Native Canadian, Mathematics, Birthdays, Polar Regions
Recommended Age
3 to 5
Recommended Grade
p to k
Recommended Reading age
3 to 5
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781774505571
    Publish Date
    Oct 2022
    List Price
    $14.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781774505588
    Publish Date
    Oct 2022
    List Price
    $13.95

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Description

It’s Papatsie’s birthday, and her parents have a big surprise for her. She and her best friend Ashley will be going on a scavenger hunt! Follow along as Ashley and Papatsie find clues hidden in familiar spots in their community, which eventually lead them to a birthday surprise. Woven into the clues are examples of positional language and simple shapes. This helps children build early math skills through an engaging story.

About the authors

Jenna Bailey-Sirko has a Masters of Education from the University of New Brunswick and over ten years of experience in education. She began her teaching career in Clyde River, Nunavut, and now teaches in Ottawa, where she taught the only Inuit kindergarten class in southern Canada. Jenna has presented numerous workshops for educators in Ottawa and Nunavut on the use of Indigenous storytelling in math and received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal from the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples for her contributions to First Nation, Métis, and Inuit education.

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Thamires Paredes lives and works as a freelance illustrator in Brazil and has a great passion in telling stories through her art. Her main focus is on editorial illustration, books, and advertising. She has a special love and affection for the universe of illustrations aimed at the children and youth.

 

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