Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 7 to 9
- Grade: 3
- Reading age: 7 to 9
Miali loves spending time with her anaanatsiaq!
Anaanatsiaq has lots of stories to share about her past. Miali loves listening to Anaanatsiaq’s stories and learning about what life was like long ago.
About the authors
Nadia Mike is an Inuit educator, who recently graduated with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Regina. Although Nadia has lived in many communities across the North, she considers Iqaluit, Nunavut, her home. Nadia has two daughters, Leah and Jaime, who constantly teach her to be less serious and enjoy every day. These two girls have also reminded Nadia of the importance of children’s literature, and having stories with settings, characters, and themes that show children that their lives and cultures are important enough to be in books. Nadia loves to travel, cook, sew, and drink strong coffee. In 2014, Nadia published her first book, an Inuktitut-language first-words board book. In 2016, she published Leah’s Mustache Party, her first picture book, followed by Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing in 2017.
Lenny Lishchenko is not a boy. She is an illustrator, graphic designer, and comic maker, who will never give up the chance to draw a good birch tree. Ukrainian-born and Canadian raised, she’s interested in telling stories that people remember years later, in the early mornings where everything is quiet and still. She’s worked with clients such as Lenny Letter, Power Athletics Ltd. Alberta Venture, and Rubicon Publishing, and is based out of Mississauga, Ontario.
Other titles by Nadia Mike
Tuka's Hurt Feelings
Les nouvelles kamiik de Viivi
Viivi's New Kamiik
Les vêtements traditionnels inuits
The Muskox and the Caribou
Traditional Inuit Clothing
Winter in Nunavut
Summer in Nunavut
Les nouvelles kamiks de Viivi
Other titles by Lenny Lishchenko
Changes in the Seasons
Wiijibibamatoon Anangoonan/Runs with the Stars
Runs with the Stars
Willy's New Pup: A Story from Labrador
What I Do with My Family
Junior Field Guide: Land Mammals
A Summer Day in the Community (Inuktitut/English)
Celebrations in Nunavut
In My Anaana's Amautik
What I Have