Call of the Fiddle


Author:
Anne Patton, Wilfred Burton
Grade Levels:
One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight
Nation:
Metis
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
44
Publisher:
Gabriel Dumont Institute
Copyright Data:
2011

Price:
Sale price$15.00

Description

Call of the Fiddle completes the trilogy of a young boy as he embraces his Métis heritage and carries on his family's traditions. Wilfred Burton and Anne Patton capture Batoche's history and significance with their words, while Sherry Farrell Racette brings the land and Métis culture to life with her vibrant illustrations. Join Nolin one last time as he hears the rollicking rhythm of the Red River Jig, learns of tearful memories, and experiences the excitement of jigging at Batoche. This bilingual (English/Michif) picture book contains an audio CD with the story read in English, Michif, along with music such as the Red River Jig and 3 additional jigs. Illustrated by Sherry Farrell. Michif translation by Norman Fleury. FNCR 2013.

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