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Paperback, 10″ x 8″
36 pages with illustrations
ISBN 978-1-63381-276-5

written by Kathleen Murray-Allain
illustrations by Mattie Rose Templeton

A young girl saves her family from a dangerous winter storm after she hears the warnings of her totem Ravens. The fable centers on family life of early Native Americans and their relationship with the natural world.


Kathleen Murray-Allain majored in English at Tufts University, then received a Master’s in Journalism with national awards for historical writing. She freelanced for small magazines and newspapers with articles on business, schools, and travel before retiring to midcoast Maine. Kathleen treasures her collection of memorable children’s books, which she has read to five grandchildren.

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Mattie Rose Templeton is a self-taught artist, born and raised in Maine. In New Mexico, she studied Spanish and Native American art, which have influenced her unique blend of animals, nature, and fantastical design in pen and ink, oil, gouache, and India ink. She creates graphics for businesses and has taught art to children. Her work supports community events and nonprofit groups.

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