Aundeck The Crow

Elin Kelsey

Soyeon Kim

Aundeck The Crow (Softcover book with audio download)

Aundeck The Crow is a beautiful Ojibwe Story about learning to listen and have empathy to those around you in order to find your purpose in life. The story is illustrated and told by Robert Madahbee who is from Aundeck Omni Kaning on Manitoulin Island. There is a free download of the audio narration for this story. The story is narrated in English by Robert, (The Story teller) in English and The Ojibwe language is spoken by Georgina Nahwegahbo.


This book has both Ojibwe and English text.

Publication date May 20, 2021
Regular price $18.95
Regular price Sale price $18.95

SKU: BP100379

"Scientifically sound and philosophically profound." - Kirkus Reviews - STARRED REVIEW

"Gentle and reassuring, with amazing artwork once again, this is a book that is as hopeful as it is beautiful." - Sal's Fiction Addiction

"Kim's absorbing dioramas create tender scenes of community, intimacy, and loss...readers will appreciate the matter-of-fact, never emotionally prescriptive look at creatures’ mourning behaviors." - Publishers Weekly

"A lovely piece of enhanced nonfiction... Thoughtful and eye-opening." - School Library Journal

"This stunning picture book is unusual in many ways, from its unique and seldom-explored topic to the illustrations done in collage and created using dioramas." - Booklist

"The book adopts a gentle tone and establishes a mood of reverence and respect through Elin Kelsey’s written text and Soyeon Kim’s attractive artwork." - Canadian Review of Materials

Silver Birch Express Award, 2021

Best Books for Kids and Teens, starred selection, 2020

A Kirkus Best Picture Book of 2020

Texas Topaz Reading List selection, 2021

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Publication date

April 15, 2020

Number of pages




Interest age

From 4 to 12