Katharine Johnson northwoods Minnesota lake at sunset

Katharine Johnson

The Mukluk Ball

With help from friends, Karhu dances his way to Finn Town’s liveli­est win­ter event, the Muk­luk Ball, fea­tur­ing the tan­go, the con­ga, and even the Bear Hug Twist.

This whim­si­cal sto­ry of friend­ship and accep­tance is for young and old—anyone who has ever danced or dreamed of dancing.


Whether you get your groove on with a boo­gie-woo­gie, a chachacha, or sim­ple bun­ny hop, you’re sure to find some­thing to love in this beau­ti­ful­ly illus­trat­ed sto­ry (from the Min­neso­ta His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety Press) about a bear yearn­ing to par­tic­i­pate in the annu­al Muk­luk Ball. (Jay Hall, Amazon)

illustration from The Mukluk Ball
illus­tra­tion copy­right © Ali­cia Schwab, from The Muk­luk Ball, writ­ten by Katharine John­son,
pub­lished by Min­neso­ta His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety Press
The Mukluk Ball

illus­trat­ed by Ali­cia Schwab

Sil­ver Fox Books, 2022
Paper­back ISBN: 979–8‑9860388–0‑3
eBook ISBN: 979–8‑9860388–1‑0

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