In The Legend of Lightning and Thunder, a traditional legend that has been told in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut for centuries, two siblings resort to stealing from their fellow villagers, and inadvertently introduce lightning and thunder into the world. This beautifully illustrated traditional legend weaves together elements of an origin story and a traditional cautionary tale, giving young readers an accessible window into centuries-old Inuit mythology that is specific to the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.
Written by Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt | Illustrated by Jo Rioux
English ISBN: 978-1-927095-28-7 | $16.95 | 7″ x 10.5″ | 32 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Hardcover
Inuktitut ISBN: 978-1-927095-29-4 | $10.95 | 7″ x 10.5″ | 32 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Paperback