Monthly Archive:: June 2014

Ava and the Little Folk nominated for 2014 Silver Birch Express Award

On May 14, 2014, authors Neil Christopher and Alan Neal and illustrator Jonathan Wright attended the Festival of Trees in Toronto. Their book Ava and the Little Folk was nominated for the 2014 Silver Birch Express Award, which honours

Uumajut: Learn About Arctic Wildlife! Volume 2 (French/Inuktitut)

Written by Simon Awa, Seeglook Akeeagok, Anna Ziegler, and Stephanie McDonald | Illustrated by Romi Caron Picking up where Uumajut: Learn About Arctic Wildlife left off, Uumajut, Volume Two will introduce the youngest readers to the diets and habitats of

Uumajut: Learn About Arctic Wildlife! Volume 1 (French/Inuktitut)

Written by Simon Awa, Anna Ziegler, and Stephanie McDonald | Illustrated by Romi Caron Learn fun facts and traditional Arctic knowledge about Arctic animals. This beautifully illustrated book takes readers from tundra to sea ice, teaching children

The Orphan and the Polar Bear (French)

Written by Sakiasi Qaunaq | Illustrated by Eva Widermann In the world of Inuit traditional stories, animals and humans are not such different creatures. Animals can speak to, understand, and form relationships with humans. In The Orphan and the

Kamik: An Inuit Puppy Story (French)

Written by Donald Uluadluak | Illustrated by Qin Leng When Jake finally gets a puppy to call his own, all he can think about is the fast, strong sled dog that his puppy will become. But Kamik

The Giant Bear (French)

Written by Jose Angutinngurniq | Illustrated by Eva Widermann One of the most terrifying creatures to be found in traditional Inuit stories is the nanurluk, a massive bear the size of an iceberg that lives under the

Ava and the Little Folk (French)

Written by Alan Neal and Neil Christopher | Illustrated by Jonathan Wright The most magical things can come in tiny packages! In the Arctic, tales of tiny people who live on the land abound. This children’s story

Ava and the Little Folk (Inuktitut)

Written by Alan Neal and Neil Christopher | Illustrated by Jonathan Wright The most magical things can come in tiny packages! In the Arctic, tales of tiny people who live on the land abound. This children’s story