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Welcome Song for Baby / Ni Nikamon ‘Tawâw Nipepîmis’

by Richard Van Camp, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins

tagged: new baby, nursery rhymes, parents
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list price: $6.95
edition:Paperback
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published: Sep 2018
pages: 24
ISBN:9781459820104
publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Description

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 is a proud member of the Tlicho Dene Nation from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. A graduate of the En'owkin International School of Writing, the University of Victoria's BFA in Creative Writing program and the MFA in Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia, Richard is the author of over twenty books in just about every genre, including Little You and Welcome Song for Baby. His novel The Lesser Blessed is now a movie with First Generation Films. He lives in Edmonton.

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Mary Cardinal Collins is a semi-retired teacher, fluent Cree speaker and translator.

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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
3 to 5
Grade:
p to k
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

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

— The Vancouver Sun

"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

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

— CM: Canadian Review of Materials

"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

"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

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