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Children's Fiction Native Canadian

What Can Ataata Fix?

Bilingual Inuktitut and French Edition

by (author) Nadia Sammurtok

illustrated by Emma Pedersen

Inhabit Education Books Inc.
Initial publish date
Sep 2022
Native Canadian, Polar Regions, Parents, Boys & Men
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2022
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
  • Reading age: 3 to 5


Kyle lives in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. He is excited for the miniature boat race on Williamson Lake!

As Kyle gets ready to go to the race, the chain falls of his bike. Kyle hopes his ataata can fix it when he comes home. He knows his ataata can fix a lot of things, but will he be able to fix Kyle's bike?

About the authors

Nadia Sammurtok is an Inuit writer and educator originally from Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. Nadia is passionate about preserving the traditional Inuit lifestyle and Inuktitut language so that they may be enjoyed by future generations. Nadia currently lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut, with her family.


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Emma Pedersen is an illustrator and concept artist with a love for visual storytelling and character design. With BFAs from the Ontario College of Art and Design in drawing and painting, and from Sheridan College in illustration, Emma specializes in children’s illustration. Her first picture book is Queenie Quail Can’t Keep Up (2019). Emma lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her partner and a beloved, and smelly, little dog.


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