Children’s Books Archive

Mangittatuarjuq: Gnawer of Rocks (Inuktitut)

Written by Louise Flaherty | Illustrated by Jim Nelson A graphic novel based on a traditional story from Clyde River. Download Now      

Out on the Ice (Inuktitut)

Written by Jenna Bailey | Illustrated by Amanda Sandland Tyson and Neevee are so excited to go fishing with their parents. How many fish will they catch? This story infuses a family trip out on the ice

Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing (Inuktitut)

Written by Nadia Mike | Illustrated by Amanda Sandland Ukaliq and Kalla are two friends who could not be more different. Ukaliq is loud, excited, and always looking for adventure. Kalla on the other hand, is calm,

Action Words (Inuktitut)

Photography by Patrick Béland | Illustrated by Astrid Arijanto This book introduces toddlers and young readers to basic Inuktitut terminology for various actions that they may encounter day to day. With text in syllabics and full-colour photographs,

Arctic Little Folk (Inuktitut)

Written by Neil Christopher | Illustrated by Larry MacDougall Arctic Little Folk introduces young readers to the fascinating, strange, and amusing world of Arctic dwarves, fairies, elves, and gnomes. These tiniest inhabitants of the Arctic tundra are told

A Walk on the Tundra (Kivalliq Inuktitut)

Written by Rebecca Hainnu and Anna Ziegler | Illustrated by Qin Leng During the short Arctic summers, the tundra–covered most of the year under snow and ice–becomes filled with colourful flowers, mosses, shrubs, and lichens. These hardy

The Orphan and the Polar Bear (Kivalliq Inuktitut)

Written by Sakiasi Qaunaq | Illustrated by Eva Widermann In the world of Inuit traditional stories, animals and humans are not such different creatures and animals often have much to teach humans about the world. In The Orphan

Iqalugasuqatigillugu Anaanatsiaq (Fishing with Anaanatsiaq)

Written by Maren Vsetula and Susan Avinngaq | Illustrated by Charlene Chua In Fishing with Anaanatsiaq, two young children take their first fishing trip out on the ice with their grandmother. From the equipment they’ll need to say

Ukiuqtaqtumi Tingmiat

This board book introduces infants to the names of various Arctic birds. Text appears in Inuktitut syllabics and Roman orthography, meaning that even non-Inuktitut speakers can sound out the Inuktitut words in the book. Ukiuqtaqtumi Tingmiat also features full-colour

Lesson for the Wolf (Inuktitut)

Written by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley | Illustrated by Alan Cook In Lesson for the Wolf, young readers meet a wolf who spends his days admiring all the other animals of the tundra. Not content to simply be