We All Play / kimêtawânaw mîna (2021)

Amanda Fisher-Katz-Keohane
4 min readOct 14, 2023

A book review

We All Play / kimêtawânaw mîna Cover Art. Illustrations by Julie Flett.

Julie Flett’s 2021 picture book, We All Play / kimêtawânaw mîna, we see the many ways that children and animals share their love of play, and it is written both in English and Cree. Like its contemporary Watercress, We All Play found itself at the top of several bestseller lists in 2021 including the New York Times, Washington Post, New York Public Library, Kirkus Reviews, and the