Fox On the Ice: Maageesees Maskwameek Kaapit

byTomson HighwayIllustratorBrian Deines

November 30, 2010|
Fox On the Ice: Maageesees Maskwameek Kaapit by Tomson Highway
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One winter afternoon, Joe and Cody went ice fishing with their papa, their mama, and Cody's little black dog, Ootsie. It was the perfect day to fish. The sky was clear, and the sun made the snow sparkle like diamonds.

Brothers Joe and Cody are spending a chilly winter afternoon ice fishing with their parents. Cody is helping Papa fish, while Mama and Joe doze in the sled. Suddenly the sled dogs sit up and sniff. A fox is across the lake, her fur as bright as flames. The sled dogs give chase, pulling Mama and Joe along on a wild ride.

Written in both English and Cree, Fox on the Ice is a wonderful, lyrical story of celebration from award-winning author Tomson Highway, capturing a passing way of life for future generations. Illustrator Brian Deines has created an evocative masterpiece of shimmering oils depicting the beauty of northern Manitoba.

Tomson Highwayis one of Canada's most important aboriginal voices. He is an award-winning playwright and the author of The Rez Sisters and Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing. Tomson Highway was made a member of the Order of Canada in 1994. Originally from Manitoba, he now resides in Northern Ontario when he is not travelling abroad. B...
Title:Fox On the Ice: Maageesees Maskwameek Kaapit
Product dimensions:32 pages, 10.25 X 8.5 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 10.25 X 8.5 X 0.4 in
Published:November 30, 2010
Publisher:Fifth House Publishers
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897252666

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