Julie Flett is an award-winning Cree-Metis author, illustrator, and artist. She has received many awards including the 2016 American Indian Library Association Award for Best Picture Book for Little You by Richard Van Camp (Orca Books), and the 2015 Canadian Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Award for Dolphin SOS, by Roy Miki (Tradewind Books), and My Heart Fills with Happiness, by Monique Gray Smith (Orca Books).
Her own Wild Berries (Simply Read Books) was featured in The New York Times and included among Kirkus’s Best Children’s Books of 2013. Wild Berries was also chosen as Canada’s First Nation Communities Read title selection for 2014–2015.
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