R.I.P. Alice Munro (1931 – 2024)

“Compared to Anton Chekhov for her peerless short stories for which she won a Nobel Prize for Literature in 2013, Alice Munro (left) has died.FULL STORY


Bailey Macabre

May 07th, 2024

Métis author Willie Poll’s book, Minnow: The Girl Who Became Part Fish (Medicine Wheel Publishing $22.99) for 6-10 years, follows a young Indigenous water protector named Minnow as she embarks on a transformative underwater adventure. Through colourful and detailed illustrations by Bailey Macabre, children learn about Minnow’s connection to ocean-dwelling creatures and her determination to protect the environment. When she resurfaces, Minnow rallies her community to enact positive change, inspiring young readers to respect Indigenous water and land protectors and to embrace activism from an early age. Bailey Macabre is an agender Cree, Métis and Ukrainian artist who is passionate about bright colours, Indigenous sovereignty and identity. They live in Nanaimo. ‎ 9781778540097

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