In Julie Flett’s thoughtful picture book, a young girl moves from the country to a small town, and she feels lonely until she meets an elderly woman who shares her love of arts and crafts. Can the girl navigate the changing seasons and failing health of her new friend? Textured images of birds, flowers, art, and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this story that features Cree traditions and highlights the fulfillment of intergenerational relationships and shared passions.

“Cree-Métis author/illustrator Julie Flett’s smooth and lyrical words and gorgeous… images truly capture the warmth and solidarity of the female protagonists in this tender intergenerational friendship story.”
The Horn Book 

“Cycling from spring to spring, [Julie Flett’s] subtle, sensitive story delicately traces filaments of growth and loss through intergenerational friendship, art making, and changing moons and seasons.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Additional information

Author Name(s)

Julie Flett

Reading Age

3 – 8 years

Grade Level

Preschool – 3


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