"When Tanna’s father brings home an abandoned owl, she is not eager to take care of the needy, ugly little bird...his heartwarming story based on the author’s own life experience teaches young readers the value of hard work, helping, and caring—even when the thing you are caring for does not love you back." ~publisher
Winter can be cruel in the Arctic. Food quickly grows scarce during the long winter months for those who cannot hunt. In these difficult times, the grandmother of an orphaned boy wishes aloud for the qallupaluit - strange, monstrous creatures that live under the sea ice - to take her grandson away forever
Enjoy some of the creepiest, scariest stories from Inuit mythology. These tales are filled with childstealing ogresses; half man, half grizzly bear monsters; ice- covered polar bears ten times the size of normal bears; and a smiling creature that surprises unsuspecting campers and tickles them to death!