A Blanket of Butterflies (Paperback)

A Blanket of Butterflies By Richard Van Camp, Scott B. Henderson (Illustrator), Donovan Yaciuk (Illustrator) Cover Image

A Blanket of Butterflies (Paperback)

By Richard Van Camp, Scott B. Henderson (Illustrator), Donovan Yaciuk (Illustrator)

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No one knows how a suit of samurai armour ended up in the Fort Smith museum. When a mysterious stranger turns up to claim it, Sonny, a young Tlı̨chǫ Dene boy, is eager to help.

Shinobu has travelled to Fort Smith, NWT, to reclaim his grandfather's samurai sword and armour. But when he discovers that the sword was lost in a poker game, he must confront the man known as Benny the Bank. Along the way, Shinobu must rely on unlikely heroes--Sonny, his grandmother, and a visitor from the spirit world. Together, they face Benny and his men, including the giant they call Flinch.

Will Shinobu be able to regain the lost sword and, with it, his family's honour? Can Sonny and his grandmother help Shinobu while keeping the peace in their community?

Now in full colour, this new edition includes additional background information and cultural context. Learn about the real-life inspiration behind the story and the intersections between Indigenous and Japanese Canadian experiences during the Second World War.

Product Details ISBN: 9781774920404
ISBN-10: 1774920409
Publisher: Highwater Press
Publication Date: September 6th, 2022
Pages: 56
Language: English