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How Things Came to Be

Inuit Stories of Creation

by Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley; Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, illustrated by Emily Fiegenschuh & Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall

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list price: $12.95
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ISBN:9781772272598
publisher: Inhabit Media
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This beautiful compendium of tales shares eight classic Inuit creation stories from the Baffin region. From the origins of day and night, thunder and lightning, and the sun and the moon to the creation of the first caribou and source of all the Arctic’s fearful storms, this book recounts traditional Inuit legends in the poetic and engaging style of authors Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley.

About the Authors

Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley

Born in an Arctic wilderness camp and of Inuit ancestry, Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley is a scholar specializing in world religions and cultures. Her numerous articles and books concerning Inuit magic and lore have earned her a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
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Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley

Of Scottish-Mohawk ancestry, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley is a folklorist and fantasist, specializing in mythology, magic, and Inuit lore. He has won an award for writing short science fiction (?Green Angel?), but his focus is on fiction and non-fiction for a young audience.
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Emily Fiegenschuh attended art school at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, and graduated with honours and a BFA from the Illustration program. She has illustrated numerous Dungeons and Dragons rulebooks for Wizards of the Coast, and has contributed cover and interior illustrations to the novel series Knights of the Silver Dragon. She illustrated the ten-part fantasy story “The Star Shard” by Frederic S. Durbin for Cricket Magazine. Her art has also appeared in the New York Times bestsellers A Practical Guide to Dragons, and A Practical Guide to Monsters. Emily lives with her husband in the Seattle area.
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PATRICIA ANN LEWIS-MACDOUGALL has been an illustrator for children's books and a storyboard artist for television animation for 15 years. She has boarded shows such as Little Bear and Franklin the Turtle as well as the upcoming Rob the Robot. She is the illustrator of Black Bear, Loon & Walleye: A Fable from the Northwoods. She lives in Stoney Creek, ON.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
7 to 9
Grade:
2 to 4
Reading age:
6 to 8
Editorial Reviews

“. . . a well-written, engaging series of stories . . .”


“. . . [A] complete package of story-telling and art for giving voice to classic Inuit creation stories and meaningful discussions of beginnings and endings.”

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