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Ice Floes and Frost

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Fox on the Ice / Mahkesís Mískwamíhk E-Cípatapít
Tomson Highway
Illustrations: Brian Deines
Toronto: Harpercollins, 2003. 30 p.
ISBN 0002255324
Ages 8 to 10

One sunny winter afternoon, two boys go ice fishing with their family. Just when everyone is settling in to afternoon activities such as serious fishing or just dozing, a red fox appears and sparks an adventure.

The complete text of this picture book is presented in English and Cree. This is the third book in the Songs of the North Wind trilogy. Tomson Highway is one of Canada's most important Aboriginal writers. He writes plays, novels, children's books, and he received the Order of Canada in 1994.


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