Frantisek Valer

Books by This Illustrator

Prairie Dog Goes to School / Pispiza Wan Wayawa Iyaye

Illustrated by: Frantisek Valer
Age Level: 3-6

Product Description: Prairie Dog Goes to School/Pispiza wan Wayawa Iyaye is a fun bilingual picture book designed for early elementary and preschool children published by the Lakota Language Consortium. On Prairie Dog's way to school, he meets different animals and they join him on this journey. The story is modeled along the lines of the classic Lakota tale, "Turtle Goes on the Warpath." Children learn basic elements of the Lakota language, including verbs of travel, sentence structure, animals, and numbers.

The Buffalo and the Boat / Thathanka na Wata

Illustrated by: Frantisek Valer
Age Level: 3-6

This picture book published by the Lakota Language Consortium is designed for early elementary and preschool children. It tells the entertaining story of a buffalo in his bull boat traveling down the river and meeting friends. Each different animal joins buffalo and they continue down the river until the surprise ending. Bilingual Lakota/English.