The Qalupalik

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ᖃᓗᐸᓕᒃ ᐊᔾᔨᐅᖖᒋᑦᑑᕗᑦ ᓯᑰᑉ ᐊᑖᓂ ᐃᓂᓖᑦ. ᓄᑕᖅᑲᑦ ᓯᑯᒦᑦᑕᕆᐊᖃᖖᒋᓚᑦ ᐃᒪᖅᓱᖕᓂᑦ ᖃᓗᐸᓕᖕᓄᑦ ᐊᒪᖅᑕᐅᖦᖤᕐᓂᐊᕐᒪᑕ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᒫᓄᐊᕈᔾᔭᐅᓗᑎᒃ! ᑖᓐᓇ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᖅ ᓇᓗᓇᐃᖅᓯᕗᖅ ᐃᓕᐊᕐᔪᖕᒥᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᑐᔪᒥᑦ ᓴᒡᓗᕿᑦᑎᔪᓐᓇᖅᖢᓂ ᖃᓗᐸᓕᖕᓂᑦ.

All Inuit know about the qalupaliit, strange creatures that live under the sea ice and carry away unsuspecting children on their backs.
But when one bright young orphan strays too close to the ice, he soon learns that while qalupaliit may be very scary, they are also easily tricked.

Written by Elisha Kilabuk | Illustrated by Joy Ang

Hardcover (English) ISBN: 978-1-926569-31-4 | $12.95 | 6″ x 9″ | 48 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Ages 6-8 | F&P Level L |

Paperback (English) | ISBN: 978-1-77227-487-5 | $14.95 | 7″ x 10.5″ | 36 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Ages 6-8 | F&P Level L |

Qalupalik Paperback (Inuktitut) ISBN: 978-1-926569-23-9 | $12.95 | 6″ x 9″ | 48 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Ages 6-8 | F&P Level L |

Praise:

“From the rich tradition of Inuit storytelling, a monster for a new generation has emerged.”—★ Quill & Quire, STARRED review

Awards:

Book of the Year – Quill & Quire, 2011

Shortlisted – Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award, 2012