The Legend Of The Fog (inuktitut) by Qaunaq MikkigakThe Legend Of The Fog (inuktitut) by Qaunaq Mikkigak

The Legend Of The Fog (inuktitut)

byQaunaq Mikkigak, Joanne Schwartz

Picture Books | April 17, 2012

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In this traditional Inuit story, a simple walk on the tundra becomes a life or death journey for a young man. When he comes across a giant who wants to take him home and cook him for dinner, the young man's quick thinking saves him from being devoured by the giant and his family, and in the process releases the first fog into the world.

Written by Cape Dorest elder Qaunaq Mikkigak and Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award-nominated author Joanne Schwartz, this action-packed picture book brings a centuries-old traditional tale to life for modern readers.

Qaunaq Mikkigak is an elder, artist, and throat singer from Cape Dorset, Nunavut. She was born in 1932 in the Cape Dorset area and grew up on the land in a traditional Inuit community. She was featured in the books Inuit Women Artists: Voices from Cape Dorset and Cape Dorset Sculpture. She has collaborated with author Joanne Schwartz o...
Title:The Legend Of The Fog (inuktitut)Format:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 8.8 × 8.67 × 0.3 inPublished:April 17, 2012Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927095050

ISBN - 13:9781927095058


Editorial Reviews

“The prose has numerous poetic touches that complement the grim illustrations . . .”