A Bug in a Rug is the second picture book written and illustrated by Metis storyteller and illustrator Elaine Chaput Lariviere for Pemmican Publications. This 32-page children's with a quiet message about bullying and thinking about how we treat animals and insects. This bug in a rug is a spider discovered by a young child. Questions ask young readers what they would do if they encountered a spider. The young boy and his two cats could step on the spider or let it live and continue its life. Presents alternatives to bullying such as caring, empathy and kindness.
What Would You Do? is a charming preschool picture book that asks a rhyming question. A small boy has lost his shoe and he is trying to cope with what could be a frustrating event. The little boy is assisted in his search by two family cats. The little boy examines the question in rhyming verse as he considers crying and pouting, or screaming and shouting. But in the end he thinks of all the places he should look for his shoe. In the end he and the cats are successful and he is finally able to get dressed all by himself.