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On the Shoulder of a Giant wins Inkspokes Select Books Award

On the Shoulder of a Giant has been recognized with an Inkspokes Select Book Award in the Picture Books category! Focused on independent and small-press works, the award honours books that “bring us a fresh way of looking at our world, they remind us of ...

Review of On the Shoulder of a Giant

On the Shoulder of a Giant is reviewed on the blog Waking Brain Cells! “One huge giant and one little man create a great story together and one that can nicely be shared aloud.” Read the full review here. ...

Inkspokes reviews On the Shoulder of a Giant: “A work of art”

Inkspokes has published a fantastic review of On the Shoulder of a Giant. Says reviewer Nelson Suit: “Though presented as a picture book, On the Shoulder of a Giant is a book that transports you – yes, to a place far north in the Arctic tundra, a ...

School Library Journal reviews On the Shoulder of a Giant

The blog of School Library Journal has posted a great review of On the Shoulder of a Giant! Says reviewer Elizabeth Bird: “There’s nothing on my library shelves that sounds or feels or looks quite like this book. It could well be the poster child for the ...

On the Shoulder of a Giant

Inukpak was big, even for a giant. He loved to travel across the tundra, striding over the widest rivers and wading through the deepest lakes with ease. He could walk across the Arctic in just a few days. But being so big, and travelling ...

Starred review for On the Shoulder of a Giant

Publishers Weekly gave On the Shoulder of a Giant a starred review in their latest issue, saying: “[Illustrator Jim] Nelson’s richly developed artwork playfully emphasizes the hunter’s plight while making it clear that the giant is friendly and caring…A good pick for readers eager to learn about ...