Tasha Spillett-Sumner is a Cree and Trinidadian award-winning poet and author who is also working on her doctoral degree in Indigenous land-based education. She makes her home in Treaty 1 territory, Manitoba, where she raises her daughter, Isabella, with her husband. Michaela Goade, of Tlingit descent, is an award-winning designer and illustrator. She has illustrated a number of picture books, including Encounter by Brittany Luby, We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, and Shanyaak'utlaax: Salmon Boy, winner of the American Indian Youth Literature Best Picture Book Award. She lives in Juneau, Alaska.
*"Gorgeous, shimmering, heartfelt."--Kirkus
"...will make a beautiful gift for an expecting family."--Shelf Awareness
"A tender celebration of parenthood."--Publishers Weekly
"I Sang You Down From the Stars marvelously conveys not only the bonds between mother and child but also the multitude of connections that await every child--connections to family, community and Earth itself."--BookPage
"The care and love felt through the pages of the illustrations are dreamlike and ethereal."--Schoool Library Journal
"This story will be appreciated wherever newborns are celebrated."--Booklist