ᓯᓂᖕᓇᖅᓯᔪᖅ ᐊᕿᒡᒋᐊᕋᕐᓄᑦ, ᑭᓯᐊᓂᓕ ᓯᓂᔾᔮᖖᒋᑦᑐᖅ. ᐊᓈᓇᑦᓯᐊᖓᑕᓕ ᓯᓐᓇᒃᓴᕋᓱᓕᕐᓂᖅᐹ ᐅᓂᒃᑳᕐᕕᒋᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᐳᐃᒍᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔾᔮᖖᒋᑕᖏᓐᓂᒃ.
It’s bedtime for baby ptarmigan, but he will not go to sleep. So his grandmother decides to tell him a bedtime story that he will never forget.
With delightful illustrations by Qin Leng, this nursery rhyme–inspired rendition of a traditional Inuit origin tale is perfect for the youngest of children.
Written by Qaunaq Mikkigak and Joanne Schwartz | Illustrated by Qin Leng
Hardcover (English) ISBN: 978-1-927095-52-2 | $13.95 | 7.5″ x 7.5″ | 24 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout
Board Book (English) ISBN: 978-1-77227-365-6 | $10.95 | 7″ x 7″ | 28 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout
ᐊᓇᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅ ᐊᕿᒡᒋᖅ Paperback (Inuktitut) ISBN: 978-1-927095-53-9 | $9.95 | 7.5″ x 7.5″ | 24 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout
“A brief, illuminating glimpse into Inuit storytelling.” — Kirkus Reviews
“. . . [D]eceptively simple but effective illustrations . . .” — CanLit for Little Canadians
“Grandmother Ptarmigan deserves a place with Aesop’s fables and fables of all types.” — CM Magazine
2014 Choice for CCBC Annual Best-of-the-Year List of Books for Children