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The Shadows that Rush Past

by Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley, illustrated by Emily Fiegenschuh & Larry MacDougall

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list price: $13.95
edition:Hardcover
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published: Oct 2011
ISBN:9781926569468
publisher: Inhabit Media
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The Shadows that Rush Past introduces young readers to some of the creepiest, scariest stories from Inuit mythology. These tales, told by critically acclaimed writer Rachel Qitsualik, bring to life four creatures from Inuit mythology: the amautalik, akhla, nanurluk, and mahaha.

These tales are filled with child-stealing ogresses; monsters that are half-man, half-grizzly bear; ice-covered polar bears ten times the size of normal bears; and a smiling creature that surprises unsuspecting campers and tickles them to death!

Written in a playful, conversational, sometimes funny style, The Shadows that Rush Past will keep young readers anxious for the thrilling frights that might lurk on the next page.

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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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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Larry MacDougall is an award-winning illustrator living in Stoney Creek, Ontario. Some of his recent projects include The Secret History of Giants, Eragon’s Guide to Alagaesia, and The Secret History of Hobgoblins. His work has been published in Spectrum Illustration Annuals for science fiction and fantasy art, and he won a Silver Award in Spectrum Annual 15. Larry has always been interested in mythology, faerie tales, and folktales, so turning to Inuit mythology was a natural step for him. He especially enjoys illustrating Inuit myths.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 12
Grade:
4 to 7
Reading age:
9 to 12
Awards
  • , Finalist for the Rocky Mountain Book Award

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