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The Spirit of the Sea

by Rebecca Hainnu, illustrated by Hwei Lim

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list price: $9.99
edition:eBook
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published: Dec 2014
ISBN:9781772271751
publisher: Inhabit Media
Description

This beautifully illustrated picture book tells the story of the spirit of the sea, often known as Nuliajuq, Sedna, Takannaaluk, and many other Inuktitut names.

 

Once a young woman who refused to marry, the lies and deception of a traitorous bird—and her own father’s cowardice—lead Nuliajuq to a life of solitude at the bottom of the ocean as the powerful, and at times vengeful, spirit of the sea.

About the Authors
Rebecca Hainnu lives in Clyde River with her daughters. Her work includes Math Activities for Nunavut Classrooms and Classifying Vertebrates. She is also the author of The Spirit of the Sea. Her book A Walk on the Tundra, co-authoured with Anna Ziegler, was a finalist for the 2013 Canadian Children’s Literature Round Table Information Book Award, and was among the 2012 “Best Books for Kids and Teens,” as selected by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.
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Hwei Lim draws comics (the Boris & Lalage series; Spera: Volume 1; and Mirror, with Emma Rios) and illustrates books (The Spirit of the Sea, Animals Illustrated: Narwhal, and Dragonhearted). Hwei lives in Malaysia.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
5 to 7
Grade:
k to 2
Reading age:
4 to 8

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