How Things Came to Be

Inuit Stories of Creation 

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Now in paperback!

The perfect introduction to Arctic creation myths for children of all ages.

From the origins of day and night, the sun and the moon, and lightning and thunder to the creation of Arctic animals such as caribou and Arctic waterfowl, this completely revised and re-edited edition—originally published as Qanuq Pinngurnirmata—shares nine classic Inuit creation stories from the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut. 

Written by Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley | Illustrated by Emily Fiegenschuh and Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall

Paperback (English) | ISBN: 978-1-77227-259-8 | $16.95 | 7″ x 9″ | 80 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Ages 7–9 | F&P Level Y |


“A complete package of story-telling and art for giving voice to classic Inuit creation stories and meaningful discussions of beginnings and endings.” — CanLit for Little Canadians

“A well-written, engaging series of stories.” — Winnipeg Free Press