Crow Helps a Friend

SKU: 9781459836242

Andrea Fritz
Coast Salish Tales
Grade Levels:
One, Two, Three
Coast Salish
Book Type:
Orca Book Publishers
Coast Salish Tales
Copyright Date:

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Andrea Fritz is a Coast Salish artist and storyteller from the Lyackson First Nation of the Hul’q’umi’num’-speaking Peoples on the West Coast of Canada.

Mistakes can be an opportunity for growth.

Andrea Fritz tells the tale of a wood duck and a crow who turn a mistake into an opportunity for friendship and growth.

Coast Salish Tales 2:
Qwiwilh the wood duck is preparing to nest in his favourite tree when Q'uleeq'e' the crow invites him to play in the tall branches. They jump higher and higher up the tree until they accidentally break the branches and come crashing down into the stream below. After a daring rescue, Qwiwilh sadly realizes his nesting spot is gone, and Q'uleeq'e' decides to make things right for her new friend.

In this original story set in Coast Salish Traditional Territory, author and artist Andrea Fritz uses Indigenous storytelling techniques and art to share the culture and language of the Hul’q’umi’num’-speaking Peoples. This is the second book in the Coast Salish Tales, following Otter Doesn't Know. This book contains 11 Colour illustrations.

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