In My Anaana's Amautik (BD)

SKU: 9781772274240

Nadia Sammurtok
Lenny Lishchenko
Grade Levels:
Preschool, Kindergarten
Book Type:
Inhabit Media
Copyright Date:

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A sweet peek into an amautik!

Nadia Sammurtok lovingly invites the reader into the amautik—the pouch in the back of a mother’s parka used to carry a child—to experience everything through the eyes of the baby nestled inside, from the cloudlike softness of the pouch to the glistening sound of Anaana’s laughter. Sweet and soothing, this book offers a unique perspective that will charm readers of all ages.

Best Books for Kids and Teens 2020 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award 2020, Short-listed

Starred reviews from Kirkus, SLJ, and The Horn Book Magazine!

Nadia Sammurtok is an Inuit writer and educator originally from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Nadia is passionate about preserving the traditional Inuit lifestyle and Inuktitut language so that they may be enjoyed by future generations. Nadia currently lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut, with her family.

Lenny Lishchenko is not a boy. She is an illustrator, graphic designer, and comic maker, who will never give up the chance to draw a good birch tree. Ukrainian-born and Canadian-raised, she’s interested in telling stories that people remember years later, in the early mornings, when everything is quiet and still. She is based out of Toronto, Ontario.



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