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Children's Nonfiction Native Canadian

It Is Good to Live in Beautiful Arctic Bay

by (author) Lucy Qavavauq

illustrated by Amiel Sandland

Arvaaq Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2024
Native Canadian, Daily Activities, Polar Regions, NON-CLASSIFIABLE
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2024
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k


Lucy loves living in Arctic Bay. There are so many things to do in each season! In the winter during “the great darkness,” Lucy likes watching the northern lights. She is always excited to welcome the sun back in the spring. In the summer, Lucy can’t wait to go blueberry picking, camping, and eat pissi. Follow along with Lucy as she takes readers through the seasons and shares all her favourite things about living in beautiful Arctic Bay.

About the authors

Lucy Qavavauq is originally from Arctic Bay and now lives in Iqaluit. She has three, beautiful children, Inuuki, Seth and Nikita. Her best friend is Teresa and her children are Nutaralaaq and Inuujaq.
She has worked in media for almost a decade. She has been a cultural performer, emcee, and Inuktitut Instructor, and she loves the community feel of all Nunavut communities.

Lucy Qavavauq's profile page

Amiel Sandland is an illustrator living in the Toronto area. He studied illustration at Seneca College, eventually specializing in comic arts and character design. He has also dabbled in layout, comics, and props making. Rarely found without a pen in hand, he enjoys drawing animals, monsters, and plants.

Amiel Sandland's profile page

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