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The Walrus Who Escaped (English)
The Walrus Who Escaped (English)

The Walrus Who Escaped (English)

3-5

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 9 x 7

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: September 2014

ISBN 9781927095683

Rights: WOR

Inhabit Media (Sep 2014)

Price: $16.95
 
 

Overview

In the past, Arctic animals did not look as they do today, but they could communicate just as well as humans can!In The Walrus Who Escaped, young readers learn that walruses once had spiraled, curly tusks, not the long, straight tusks we recognize.When Raven came across Walrus expertly diving for clams, he quickly became jealous of Walrus's great clam-hunting skills. So, as Walrus was about to surface with a tasty mouthful of clams, Raven cast a spell on the ocean, freezing Walrus in place! Walrus's curly, twisting tusks became frozen in the enchanted ice. But Raven soon discovered that his magic was no match for Walrus's great physical strength. Walrus managed to escape, but his tusks would never be the same!

Author Biography

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.Of Scottish-Mohawk ancestry, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley is a folklorist and fantasist, specializing in mythology, magic, and Inuit lore. He has won an award for writing short science fiction (?Green Angel?), but his focus is on fiction and non-fiction for a young audience.Anthony Brennan is a Sheridan College–educated illustrator and web designer who lives near Toronto, Ontario. He has produced several books, including Tales from the Tundra by Ibi Kaslik.