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Overview

Uumajut: Learn About Arctic Wildlife by Simon Awa, Anna Ziegler, Romi Caron

Which Arctic mammal has the largest litter of any mammal in the world?

Who is the "canary of the sea?"

Learn all about the fascinating wildlife of the Arctic! This book is full of scientific facts and Inuit knowledge about the animals that live in the complex ecosystem of the Canadian Arctic.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781926569086
Publisher: Inhabit Media
Publication date: 07/28/2010
Edition description: Bilingual
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 0.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Simon Awa was born and raised at a traditional outpost camp near Igloolik. Over the past thirty years he has held positions as Senior Administrative Officer for the Hamlet of Pond Inlet, President of the Baffin Region Inuit Association, Announcer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), Manager of Operations for CBC, and various governmental roles beginning in 1993 when Simon was appointed Executive Director for the Nunavut Implementation Commission.

Anna Ziegler lives in Iqaluit, where she works at Nunavut Arctic College as an instructor and regional program coordinator. She is the co-author, with Rebecca Hainnu, of A Walk on the Tundra, and author of of Tukisigiaruti Qaujisaqtulirinirmut: A Life Sciences Handbook for Nunavut Educators.

Romi Caron is a professional illustrator with over eighteen years of experience illustrating children books. She has illustrated more than forty books for children, including two written by Marilyn Baillie, Small Wonders and Amazing Things Animals Do. Her books have been nominated for numerous awards, including Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice, the Saskatchewan Young Reader’s Choice Awards, and the Outstanding Children’s Book Award from the Animal Behaviour Society of Canada.

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