Discovering Words

Illustrated by: Neepin Auger
ISBN 9781927330951
| Publication Date: September 23, 2013
Book Dimensions: 6.5 in x 6.5 in
28 Pages
$12.00 CAD

About the Book

Neepin Auger’s books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will educate and entertain preschoolers, parents, and teachers alike.

In addition to the English words presented, the French and Cree equivalents are also given, making these some of the most dynamic and useful board books on the market, perfectly suitable for the classroom, library, and nursery.

Neepin Auger is a Cree artist, educator, and mother. Originally from the Bigstone Cree Nation in northern Alberta, she has been painting for over ten years, having studied art under her father, Dale Auger, a renowned First Nations artist and author of the award-winning children’s book Mwâkwa Talks to the Loon: A Cree Story for Children.

A apple pomme picikwâs  N night nuit tipiskâw
B butterfly papillon mimikwâs  O owl hibou ôhô 
C canoe canoë cîmân  P paintbrush pinceau sisopêkahikanâhtik 
D drum tambour mistikwaskihk  Q quilt courtepointe nanâtohkokwâtew 
E eggs oeufs wâwih  R rainbow arc en ciel pîsimoyâpiy 
F fish poisson kinosêw  S sweat lodge suerie matotisân 
G garden jardin ka kiscikesihk  T teepee tipi mîkowâhp 
H hat chapeau astotin  U up to jusqu’à ispimihk 
I insect nsecte manicôs  V valley vallée ka tawatinak 
J jacket veste miskotâkay  W water eau nîpîy 
K knife couteau môhkomân  X x-ray radiographie sâpwâpahcikan 
L loon plongeon mwâkwa  Y yellow bird oiseau jaune osâwi-piyêsîs 
M moccasin mocassin maskisin  Z zig zag zig zag wâwâkastew 

About the Author(s)

Neepin Auger is a Cree artist, educator and mother. Originally from the Bigstone Cree Nation in northern Alberta, she has been painting for over ten years, having studied art under her father, Dale Auger, a renowned First Nations artist and author of the award-winning children’s book Mwakwa – Talks to the Loon: A Cree Story for Children (Heritage House, 2006). Neepin graduated from the Department of Education and Schooling at Mount Royal University and is now a full-time teacher. She is also mother to one daughter, Gracie, whom she believes is her greatest masterpiece. Her first books in the series, Discovering Words and Discovering Numbers, were published by RMB in 2013. Neepin Auger lives in Calgary, Alberta.