Brave Like the Buffalo
About the Book
Brave Like the Buffalo is a children’s book with a message that will inspire all readers to face the storms in their life with the help of their support systems and with a brave mindset.
Baby buffalo is surprised and scared when a storm on the prairies passes through. Mama buffalo puts on a brave face and demonstrates how to use courage and bravery to get through the literal and metaphorical storms we may face in life.
Written by Melissa Allan and illustrated by Cree illustrator Jadyn Fischer-McNab, this story uses a powerful animal, the buffalo, as a symbolic message and connection to Indigenous ways of knowing and being that helps to create a wonderful narrative rich with Indigenous ties and a heartwarming message around facing adversity.
Brave Like the Buffalo is intended for audiences aged 4-8, to be used educationally as a way to intertwine Indigenous ways of knowing and being through story.