Un voyage à travers le cercle de la vie is the French translation of A Journey Through the Circle of Life published by Pemmican Publishers. This 32-page children's picture book written by Métis author Desiree Gillespie and illustrated by Kimberly McKay-Fleming. French translation is provided by Mona Buors. The book tells the story of a Métis child and her grandfather, Pepere. Grandfather lives on a farm and every chance his granddaughter has she visits the farm. Cheyenne and her Pepere are close and each year they plant a tree. Grandfather explains the circle of life as everything living must die and return to Mother Earth. This natural rhythm of life is explained to Cheyenne in terms she can comprehend. Each passing year Cheyenne sees her grandfather change as they both grow older. Grandfather eventually uses a cane and when be becomes sick Cheyenne is sad. But she draws on grandfather's teachings to give her peace of mind. By the end of the book we know that grandfather's death brings an understanding of the circle of life and the trees the two planted comfort Cheyenne in her grief. Detailed colour drawings provide readers with additional information about grandfather's farm and how the grandfather and child help Mother Earth by picking up litter along side the roadways. Some readers may find the pastel-coloured font distracting but the book is a positive resource for any child who is dealing with loss.