The Eye of the Needleby Teri Sloat, Betty Huffmon
Sent out by his grandmother to find food, Amik consumes a series of animals of ever-increasing size and brings back more than he thinks.
"[Sloat's] imaginatively composed pictures make the most of the story's comic possibilities." The New York Times Book Review
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"[Sloat's] imaginatively composed pictures make the most of the story's comic possibilities." - The New York Times Book Review
"Vigorous and accurate drawings animate the folktale and capture the sparse and rugged beauty of this remote arctic location."
- Alaska magazine
Meet the Author
Teri Sloat is the author of "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Trout!," as well as the author and/or illustrator of many other books for children. A former teacher, she lives with her husband and their three children north of San Francisco.
Betty Huffmon was the first Yup'ik teacher in Alaska. She worked at the Bilingual Education Center in Bethel, and later directed the Bilingual/Bicultural Center after having been part of a team to make Yup'ik a first language in some of the delta schools and other villages in western Alaska. She also shared the tale for THE EYE OF THE NEEDLE with author/illustrator Teri Sloat.
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