Nimoshom and His Bus introduces basic Cree words. Children riding the school bus learn from their driver, Nimoshom (“my grandfather”), who speaks to them in their own language—Cree. Nimoshom and His Bus is a welcoming, simple story with inviting illustrations
Penny M. Thomas, of Cree-Ojibway background, believes in approaching healing from all directions, with storytelling key to this purpose. She is an advocate for First Nations people and works in the field of psychology and therapy. Her first children’s book, Powwow Counting in Cree, won the McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award.
Karen Hibbard is a freelance illustrator who draws on a long career as a visual artist. Karen has illustrated picture books for Planète rebelle (Montréal) and Annick Press (Toronto), as well as several activity books for youth with Éditions Mango on behalf of the Musée d’Orsay