How Things Came to Be

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Pub Date: 09/17/2019

Pages: 80

Trim: 7 x 10

Publisher: Inhabit Media

Imprint: Inhabit Media

ISBN 13: 9781772272598

ISBN 10: 1772272590

Price: $12.95

Category: JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies

How Things Came to Be

By Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley, Emily Fiegenschuh, Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall

Price: $12.95

Format:

Paperback

About the Book

This beautiful compendium of tales shares eight classic Inuit creation stories from the Baffin region. From the origins of day and night, thunder and lightning, and the sun and the moon to the creation of the first caribou and source of all the Arctic’s fearful storms, this book recounts traditional Inuit legends in the poetic and engaging style of authors Rachel and Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley.

About the Book

This beautiful compendium of tales shares eight classic Inuit creation stories from the Baffin region. From the origins of day and night, thunder and lightning, and the sun and the moon to the creation...

Author

Born in an Arctic wilderness camp and of Inuit ancestry, Rachel Qitsualik-Tinsley is a scholar specializing in world religions and cultures. Her numerous articles and books concerning Inuit magic and lore have earned her a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.Of Scottish-Mohawk ancestry, Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley is a folklorist and fantasist, specializing in mythology, magic, and Inuit lore. He has won an award for writing short science fiction (?Green Angel?), but his focus is on fiction and non-fiction for a young audience.Emily Fiegenschuh attended art school at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, and graduated with honours and a BFA from the Illustration program. She has illustrated numerous Dungeons and Dragons rulebooks for Wizards of the Coast, and has contributed cover and interior illustrations to the novel series Knights of the Silver Dragon. She illustrated the ten-part fantasy story “The Star Shard” by Frederic S. Durbin for Cricket Magazine. Her art has also appeared in the New York Times bestsellers A Practical Guide to Dragons, and A Practical Guide to Monsters. Emily lives with her husband in the Seattle area.Born and raised in the Niagara Peninsula, Patricia Ann Lewis-MacDougall‘s childhood days were spent in the woodsy setting of Ontario’s Bruce Trail. After graduating high school, Patricia Ann enrolled at Sheridan College to study Animation in the 1980s and later illustration. She worked for several years as storyboard artist for Nelvana. She has illustrated several books for children.