A Promise is a Promise

byMichael Arvaarluk Kusugak, Robert MunschIllustratorVladyana Krykorka

May 1, 1988|
A Promise is a Promise by Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak
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When Allashua disobeys her parents and goes fishing on the sea ice, she has to use her wits to escape the Qallupilluit--the troll-like creatures her parents have always warned her about that live beneath the frozen surface of the sea. But the only way to break out of their grasp is through an exchange: Allashua can go free if she brings her brothers and sisters back to the sea ice instead. Allashua doesn't want to give them up, but what can she do? After all, a promise is a promise. 

A Promise Is a Promise is a collaboration between award-winning storyteller Michael Kusugak and celebrated children's author Robert Munsch. This 30th anniversary edition brings all of the tension of the traditional Inuit story to a new generation of readers. Added features include a new foreword by Michael Kusugak on his role as a storyteller and the importance of storytelling in Inuit culture. 

Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak is an Inuit storyteller who grew up in Repulse Bay, NWT (now Naujaat, Nunavut). During his childhood, his family traveled by dog sled, living a traditional Inuit lifestyle. He is the author of many picture books, including Northern Lights: The Soccer Trails, winner of the Ruth Schwartz Award. He won the Vicky...
Title:A Promise is a PromiseFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 8.01 X 8 X 0.1 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.01 X 8 X 0.1 inPublished:May 1, 1988Publisher:Annick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550370081

ISBN - 13:9781550370089

Appropriate for ages: 4

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