On The Shoulder Of A Giant (inuktitut): (inuktitut Edition) by Neil ChristopherOn The Shoulder Of A Giant (inuktitut): (inuktitut Edition) by Neil Christopher

On The Shoulder Of A Giant (inuktitut): (inuktitut Edition)

byNeil ChristopherIllustratorJames NelsonTranscribed byPelagie Owlijoot

Hardcover | July 11, 2014

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This pan-Arctic Inuit legend, which tells the story of a friendly giant, is lightheartedly retold, featuring sweeping illustrations.

Inukpak was big, even for a giant. He loved to walk across the tundra, striding over the widest rivers and wading through the deepest lakes. He could walk across the Arctic in just a few days.

But being so big, and travelling so far, Inukpak was often alone. Until one day when he came across a little hunter on the tundra. Thinking that the hunter was a little boy alone on the land, Inukpak decided to adopt him. And so, from the shoulder of one of the biggest giants to ever roam the Arctic, this hunter experiences the world from Inukpak's perspective.

Neil Christopher moved to Resolute Bay, Nunavut, after teachers' college. He quickly fell in love with the North and has made it his home for over thirteen years. It was during his first few years in the North that Neil was introduced to the rich mythology of the Canadian Inuit. For the last eight years, Neil has been researching Inuit...
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Title:On The Shoulder Of A Giant (inuktitut): (inuktitut Edition)Format:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.3 inPublished:July 11, 2014Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927095999

ISBN - 13:9781927095997

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