Grandfather Tokenha carved a mask from a tree trunk. Grandmother Okwari hung it up over the door of the longhouse. The mask will blow a soft, spring breeze to wake up the old maple trees. It will call the sun, the wind, and the rain to fertilize the fields.
At the back of this book, you will find a glossary (in French).
Author/Illustrator: Michel Noël, Joanne Ouellet
Number of pages: 32
WHO’S IT FOR?
This book is for progressing to intermediate readers. It is a short story, but one that uses language in a poetic way to talk about the beauty of the earth and First Nations traditions.
Sample Sentence: Un beau matin, Kwwitokwito est réveillé par un rayon de soleil qui lui chatouille la joue.