I Sang You Down from the Stars, by Tasha Spillett-Sumner, illustrated by Michela Goade
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Featured on The Thread: Old ways cradle a new life in 'I Sang You Down from the Stars'
As she waits for the arrival of her new baby, a mother-to-be gathers gifts to create a sacred bundle. A white feather, cedar and sage, a stone from the river . . .
Each addition to the bundle will offer the new baby strength and connection to tradition, family, and community. As they grow together, mother and baby will each have gifts to offer each other.
Tasha Spillett-Sumner and Michaela Goade, two Indigenous creators, bring beautiful words and luminous art together in a resonant celebration of the bond between mother and child.