Little You

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Orca Book Publishers, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of the hugely successful Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns, has partnered with talented illustrator Julie Flett to create a tender board book for babies and toddlers that honors the child in everyone. With its delightful contemporary illustrations, Little You is perfect to be shared, read or sung to all the little people in your life, and the new little ones on the way!

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User Review  - LibrarianRyan - LibraryThing

A simple rhyme that is just beautiful. The illustrations are a perfect match. This book showcases two languages, English and plains Cree. I have no idea how to pronounce any of the Cree words, but it looks like a beautiful language I would love to learn. Read full review


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A mother and father profess their love for their little one.With Van Camp's spare second-person verse on the left-hand page and Flett's graphic art in various shades of red, orange, tan, gray, black ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

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.

Julie Flett studied fine arts at Concordia University in Montreal and Emily Carr University of Art + Design in Vancouver. She won the Governor General's Award for Children's Literature for her work on When We Were Alone by David Robertson, and her book Birdsong won the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award and was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award. She is the three-time recipient of the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Award for Owls See Clearly at Night: A Michif Alphabet , Dolphin SOS and My Heart Fills With Happiness . Julie is Cree and Métis and lives in Vancouver.

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