The Heartbeat Drum

Coming – September 3, 2024

An uplifting picture book biography of a Cree activist and musician who founded an Indigenous hand drumming group, led by women and children, that spreads joy, healing, and unity.

Pre-Orders: Amazon / Abrams Books for Kids

Super excited to bring this story to life! The story of Carol Powder and her drumming group, Chubby Cree. My thanks to Carol, who lives in my hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, for sharing her encouraging, heartfelt story with me.

Indigenous children's books