Adapted by Jaypeetee Arnakak, a linguist, translator, and educator. He spent 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. Illustrated by Kaja Kajfež.
“Long ago, there lived great giants in the Arctic.”
But where did they go? Learn all about the famous giants of the North, including Inukpasuksuk, Nuvuja, and others. Why do winds from the south bring warm weather? What happens when the giant in the sky gets upset? This book answers these questions and more using simple language for young readers to enjoy. Full colour illustrations throughout. Audience: Ages 3-6.