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The Girl and the Wolf

A picture book by Katherena Vermette & Julie Flett.

Katherena Vermette, illustrated by Julie Flett

While picking berries with her mother, a little girl wanders too far into the woods. When she realizes she is lost, she begins to panic. A large grey wolf makes a sudden appearance between some distant trees. Using his sense of smell, he determines where she came from and decides to help her. Through a series of questions from the wolf, the little girl realizes she had the knowledge and skill to navigate herself — she just needed to remember that those abilities were there all along. (From Theytus Books)

Interviews with Katherena Vermette

Author Katherena Vermette brought along her baby girl Ruby when she dropped by our studio in Toronto to take The Next Chapter's Proust questionnaire. 4:35

Interviews with Julie Flett

How do you make pictures for a book about life in residential school, kid-friendly? And how do you bring that lightness to a difficult and dark period of history? That's something Julie Flett had to figure out. 8:05

Other books by Katherena Vermette

Other books by Julie Flett

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