Author Richard Van Camp's "What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses?" Illustrated by George Littlechild

Van Camp influenced by Aboriginal Canadian writer Michael Kusugak

Canadian people, places, and experiences are mentioned in the book, as well as, Dogrib and Cree words

Text and artwork have a modern twist but reflect aboriginal values and themes
The intended audience is for all children of all races
Both Van Camp and Littlechild draw on their Canadian heritage and experiences to create works that connect with viewers . In their interview with Judi Saltman they express their desire to create stories that reflect themes that modern-day Aboriginal people are facing

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