I Can See You

Una aliagijaujukhaq taiguagakhaq mirraanut nutarahungnut, Amaamaita piqpaguhuutigilugit inuulihaaq ikpingnauhiitigut tallimat. Iglauhiinit mirraat tipingitigullu kunikkaangat, una taiguagakhaq quviahuutigijaa piqpaguhuuttiak amaamaata nutarannuanilu.

In this adorable book to be shared with babies and toddlers, mothers explore their love for their babies as experienced through the five senses. From the sound of a baby’s giggles to the smell of a kunik, this book celebrates the unique bonds shared between mothers and babies.

Written by Rosemarie Avrana Meyok | Illustrated by Michelle Simpson

Takuttaaqtagit Board Book (Inuinnaqtun) ISBN: 978-1-77227-425-7 | $12.95 | 8″ x 8″ | 28 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Ages 0-3 |

Board Book (English) ISBN: 978-1-77227-420-2 | $16.95 | 8″ x 8″ | 28 pages | Full-colour illustrations throughout | Ages 0-3 |

Praise

“Mothers play with their babies using all five senses in this delightful board book…This comfort read is a great peek into Canadian arctic life.”—School Library Journal

This sweet board book celebrates the love between a mother and her child using the five senses. From playing peek-a-boo to snuggles and kisses, the mothers and babies in this board book relish in the love they have for one another. The adorable illustrations contain aspects of Inuit culture. This would make a perfect gift for new mothers.”—Book Riot

“This simple, friendly board book features mothers or caregivers and children exploring their love in a repeated pattern through the five senses. Details such as a “kunik” (Inuit nose kiss) between adult and child, plush animals (snowy owl, narwhal, walrus) and views of tundra and icebergs give clues to the far northern Canadian setting.”—Shelf Awareness

[T]his story is as loving and as cozy as the knitted quilt that the mother and child lay under. Highly recommended for home and public libraries”—Canadian Children’s Booknews

“With bright illustrations, a simple rhythm of repetition and a unique cultural foundation…I Can See You will teach, delight and enlighten.”—CanLit for Little Canadians

“I Can See You feels warm, inviting and significantly captivating. The attention to detail creates not only a comforting read aloud but also a visit to Canadian Arctic life. Highly Recommended”—CM Magazine

Awards

Best Board Books — Bookstagang, 2022

Shortlisted — First Nation Communities READ Awards, 2023 (Children’s Category)