The Walrus Who Escaped by Rachel Qitsualik-tinsleyThe Walrus Who Escaped by Rachel Qitsualik-tinsley

The Walrus Who Escaped

byRachel Qitsualik-tinsley, Sean Qitsualik-tinsleyIllustratorAnthony Brennan

Hardcover | September 23, 2014

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In the past, Arctic animals did not look as they do today, but they could communicate just as well as humans can!

In The Walrus Who Escaped, young readers learn that walruses once had spiraled, curly tusks, not the long, straight tusks we recognize.

When Raven came across Walrus expertly diving for clams, he quickly became jealous of Walrus's great clam-hunting skills. So, as Walrus was about to surface with a tasty mouthful of clams, Raven cast a spell on the ocean, freezing Walrus in place! Walrus's curly, twisting tusks became frozen in the enchanted ice. But Raven soon discovered that his magic was no match for Walrus's great physical strength. Walrus managed to escape, but his tusks would never be the same!

Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley is of the people who call themselves Inuit. She grew up dogsledding across the Arctic, living in snow houses, and watching her father fight off polar bears. She worked for a long time to help other cultures understand her people. She's bursting with stories to tell. And no matter how many she's already told, sh...
Title:The Walrus Who EscapedFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 7 × 9 × 0.5 inPublished:September 23, 2014Publisher:Inhabit Media Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927095689

ISBN - 13:9781927095683