world saying: "I believe everyone has a spirit guide and an animal guide
and there are many ways to connect with them.
It was strange trying to explain to friends that I had an animal guide
and that I was going on vision quests.
The author's note explains the importance of totem animals in Anishinaabe culture and how they also act as animal guides
, instructing and protecting children as they navigate their physical and spiritual life.
The illustrations combine background photographs of scenic views in the park, with added features of cartoon characters such as animal guides
and Christopher, Elena, and Ranger Rosa.
The animal guides
him to the home of the beautiful redhead Beverly (Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay) where an unlikely romance ensues.