The books have been translated in 17 languages including German, Finnish, Breton, Indonesian, Polish, Chinese, Arabic, and Inuktitut, etc. Yakari has been adapted to a cartoon series on television.
Yakari is a young Sioux Native American. He has the particularity to be able to understand and speak animal language. During his adventures, he meets all sorts of North American animals. His best fried is Rainbow, and he is also great friends with his pony, Little Thunder. He has a totem, Great Eagle.