My Heart Fills with Happiness
From sunshine to yummy smells, this inspiring book invites little ones to express their gratitude for all kinds of everyday joys.
The sun on your face. The smell of warm bannock baking in the oven. Holding the hand of someone you love. What fills your heart with happiness? This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy.
About the Author/Illustrator
International speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote My Heart Fills with Happiness to support the wellness of Indigenous children and families, and to encourage young children to reflect on what makes them happy. Monique is Cree, Lakota and Scottish, and is based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Julie Flett is a Cree-Metis author, illustrator and artist. Her focus as an Indigenous artist and author revolves around intergenerational storytelling and connecting children with language and heritage through literature.