The Thundermaker

Book cover for The Thundermaker by Alan Syliboy
Author

Alan Syliboy

Illustrator

Alan Syliboy

Book Summary

Mi’kmaw artist Alan Syliboy’s The Thundermaker is based on Alan’s spectacular mixed-media exhibit of the same name. In the book, Big Thunder teaches his son, Little Thunder, about the important responsibility he has making thunder for his people. Little Thunder learns about his Mi’kmaw identity through his father’s teachings and his mother’s traditional stories. Syliboy’s spectacular, vibrant artwork brings the story of Little Thunder to vivid life.

Indigenous, Mi’kmaw, Mi’kmaq, Culture, Myth, Spirituality, Thunderbirds

Age Range
Ages 4 to 8 (grades K-3)
ISBN #
1771083298
Publisher
Nimbus Publishing
Book Category
Indigenous
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