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Grandfather Bowhead Tell Me a Story

ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᕐᒥ ᐊᕐᕖᑦ ᒥᖅᑯᓕᖕᓂᒃ ᐊᑯᓂᐅᓂᖅᐹᖅ ᐆᒪᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ, 200-ᓂᒃ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᔪᓐᓇᖅᐳᑦ. ᑕᕝᕙᓂ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦᑎᐊᕚᓗᖕᒥ, ᐊᑖᑕᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᐊᕐᕕᖅ ᐊᕐᕚᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᕐᖑᑕᕐᒥᓄᑦ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅᐳᖅ ᐃᖅᑲᐅᒪᔭᕐᒥᓂᒃ, ᑲᔾᔮᕐᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ, ᖁᕕᐊᓇᖅᑐᓂᒃ, ᑕᑯᓯᒪᔭᕐᒥᓂᒃ ᐆᒪᓂᕐᒥᓂ—ᑐᓴᖅᑎᑉᐸᓪᓕᐊᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᐱᐅᓂᖅᓴᖅᑕᖃᙱᓐᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐊᑖᑕᑦᑎᐊᑉ ᓇᓪᓕᖕᓂᖓᓂᒃ ᐃᕐᖑᑕᕐᒥᓄᑦ.

ᑕᑯᒥᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᓂᒃ ᑎᑎᖅᑐᒐᖅᓯᒪᔪᓕᒃ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᑦᑎᐊᖅᓯᒪᕕᒡᔪᐊᖅᑐᓂᓗ, ᐅᖃᓕᒫᕈᒥᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᖅ, ᓈᒻᒪᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᖅ ᒥᑭᔪᓛᓄᑦ.

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime—all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather has for his grandchild.

Richly illustrated and lovingly told, this book is a warm and inviting read, perfect for sharing with any little one.

Written by Aviaq Johnston | Illustrated by Tamara Campeau

Board Book (Inuktitut) ISBN: 978-1-77227-328-1 | $16.95 | 8.5″ x 8.5″ | 28 pages | Full-colour illustrations