The Story of the Loon and the Raven (Pre-Order for Sept 13/22)

SKU: 9781774505809

Author:
Jaypeetee Arnakak
Grade Levels:
One, Two, Three
Nation:
Inuit
Book Type:
Hardcover
Pages:
16
Publisher:
Inhabit Education
Copyright Data:
2022
Publication Date:
Sept 13/22

Price:
Sale price$20.95

Description

“Long ago, animals were different. They could speak. They wore clothing. They used tools…”

Raven and Loon are best friends. They love to sew clothes for each other. But when Raven won’t hold still to be measured for a new coat Loon is making, Loon gets mad. What happens when these two friends disagree?

Uncover this traditional Inuit story retold in simple and accessible prose for developing readers to enjoy over and over again!

Jaypeetee Arnakak is a linguist, translator, and educator. He spent many years many years as a policy analyst specializing in Inuit culture, language and education issues. He is the editor of Unikkaaqtuat Qikiqtaninngaaqtut, a collection of thirty-three versions of traditional stories, transcribed and edited from oral recordings of ten Inuit elders from two High Arctic communities, Arctic Bay and Igloolik. He has also adapted several traditional Inuit stories into children's storybooks. Erin Hunting is an Australian illustrator.

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