Kiviuq and the Mermaids

kiviuq-cover_smKiviuq, one of the greatest and most important characters in Inuit mythology, is said to have travelled over land and sea overcoming obstacles and successfully defeating various fearsome foes. In Kiviuq and the Mermaids, young readers experience one of Kiviuq’s most heartpounding adventures: an encounter with a group of frightening mermaids. With only his qayaq to keep him out of their clutches, Kiviuq must think fast to defeat these angry creatures of the deep!

Written by Noel McDermott | Illustrated by Toma Feizo Gas

June 2016

Hardcover (English) ISBN: 978-1-77227-082-2 | $16.95 | 6″ x 9″ | 40 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout

ᑭᕕᐅᕐᓗ ᐊᕐᓇᕐᔪᐃᓐᓇᐃᓪᓗ Paperback (Inuktitut) ISBN: 978-1-77227-148-5 | $10.95 | 6″ x 9″ | 40 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout

Ages 9–12


“Vivid descriptions and a pulse-racing narrative . . .” — Hakai Magazine

“. . . [T]he eerie and menacing nature of the images of the mermaids amplify the dramatic fight that Kiviuq must win in order to escape with his life.” — CM Magazine

“A breathless escapade featuring battles against both monsters and the elements.” — Kirkus Reviews