The Legend Of Lightning And Thunder

Hardcover | July 31, 2013

byPaula Ikuutaq RumboltIllustratorJo-ann Rioux

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On the 2014 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award shortlist

In The Legend of Thunder and Lightning, a traditional legend that has been told in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut for centuries, two siblings resort to stealing from their fellow villagers.
In this tale of guilt and consequence, the actions of the two children lead them to flee punishment by escaping to the sky as thunder and lightning.
This beautifully illustrated traditional legend weaves together elements of an origin story and a traditional cautionary tale, giving young readers an accessible window into centuries-old Inuit mythology that is specific to the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.

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On the 2014 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award shortlistIn The Legend of Thunder and Lightning, a traditional legend that has been told in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut for centuries, two siblings resort to stealing from their fellow villagers.In this tale of guilt and consequence, the actions of the two children lead them to fle...

Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt is from Baker Lake, Nunavut. She is currently attending Concordia University in Montreal. Growing up, formal education was strongly encouraged by her grandmother because she realized that this is the way to make it in the modern world. After high school, Paula attended Nunavut Sivuniksavut in Ottawa. There she lea...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.5 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 31, 2013Publisher:Inhabit MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:192709528X

ISBN - 13:9781927095287

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