Kits, Cubs, And Calves: An Arctic Summer

bySuzie Napayok-shortIllustratorTamara Campeau

September 1, 2020|
Kits, Cubs, And Calves: An Arctic Summer by Suzie Napayok-short
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Akuluk is visiting her family in Nunavut and can’t wait to get out on her uncle’s boat for a ride into the powerful Arctic Ocean. Surrounded by her family, and with her trusty toy polar bear beside her, Akuluk experiences the beautiful sights, sounds, and animals that abound in the ocean and along the shore during the short Arctic summer—from a mother polar bear and her cubs to a family of belugas and tiny Arctic fox kits. As they encounter each animal, Akuluk’s aunt and uncles share with her how each species cares for its young, and how they protect their babies from the other animals who share their ecosystem. This beautiful story of family connection and respect for the natural world teaches young readers how close humans are to our animal counterparts and that caring for the environment in which we live is one of our most important responsibilities
Suzie Napayok-Short was born in Frobisher Bay and grew up in Apex and Foxe Main on Baffin Island. She eventually moved to Coral Harbour, Nunavut, and later to Iqaluit, Nunavut. Suzie built a career as an Inuktitut translator and interpreter working across Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and throughout Canada. Suzie currently lives ...
Title:Kits, Cubs, And Calves: An Arctic Summer
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8 X 9 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8 X 9 X 0.3 in
Published:September 1, 2020
Publisher:Inhabit Media
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781772272741

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