Kumak's House: A Tale of the Far North

Kumak's House: A Tale of the Far North

by Michael Bania

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Kumak's House: A Tale of the Far North by Michael Bania

At the edge of a great frozen river, Kumak and his family lived in their house by the willows. Though their house was warm and cozy, Kumak was not happy. His wife was not happy. His sons and daughters were not happy. His wife's mother was not happy. "Too small, this house," said Kumak. "I will go to see Aana Lulu. She will know what to do." Set in an Inupiat Eskimo village in the northwest Arctic, KUMAK'S HOUSE is a folktale that conveys a humorous lesson on life with Kumak as the foil. As Kumak treks again and again to elder Aana Lulu for advice, the book's charming illustrations incite laughter and introduce children to traditional Inupiat activities and animals of the Arctic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882405414
Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/05/2002
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,328,843
Product dimensions: 9.74(w) x 8.32(h) x 0.22(d)
Lexile: AD280L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author


Bania lived for almost 20 years above the Arctic Circle.

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