I Saw Love Dancing

I Saw Love Dancing

by Katrina Plamondon

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Overview

I Saw Love Dancing is about experiencing love in everyday moments, borne from a journey of growth and healing. The illustrations depict moments between a mother and child, set among British Columbia's beautiful lakes and valleys. Big ideas are brought to life through the story's poetic rhythms, inviting children to recognize themselves as an intrinsic part of the world around them.

Inspired by memories of the author's time with her Cree grandmother, this story moves through the seasons with a deep appreciation for nature and the profoundly loving energy that connects all living things. It is a bedtime lullaby to create a moment of connection between children, those they love, and those who love them back....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781525540790
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 04/15/2020
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Katrina Plamondon is a Canadian woman of mixed ancestry whose heartstrings are tied to the Kootenay and Okanagan regions of British Columbia. Her maternal grandmother was Plains Cree and her grandfather Irish. Her paternal grandfather is Quebecois and Jewish, and her grandmother German. Her family's stories reflect Canada in the twentieth century, with different cultures blending together through marriage, but they are also stories of institutionalized suffering, with intergenerational trauma following both sides of her family. When she became a mother herself, Katrina found new ways to learn about and connect with her roots.

Katrina continues to seek pathways to learning more about who she is and where she comes from, reconciling the tensions that come from being of both settler and Indigenous ancestry and holding as precious the pieces of wisdom she can trace to the time shared with her grandmother as a child....

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