The girl who dreamed only geese, and other tales of the Far North

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Harcourt Brace, Sep 1, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 147 pages
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Based on decades of research and extended collaboration with Inuit storytellers, award-winning author Howard Norman's masterful retellings of ten Inuit tales invite readers on a unique story--journey from Siberia and Alaska to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland. Dramatic illustrations inspired by stonecut art of the Inuit people capture the beauty and mystery of these stories as they carry us--sometimes laughing, sometimes crying--from village to village over taiga, tundra, snow plains, and the iceberg-filled sea.

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Beautifully illustrated book of folklore by one of my favorite authors? Yes, please. This book is exactly what I thought it would be when I stumbled upon it: wonderful, evocative stories from the Far ... Read full review

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Inuit tales, well told. Read full review

Contents

THE DAY PUFFINS NETTED HIDWELL
1
NOAH HUNTS A WOOLLY MAMMOTH
17
WHY THE RUDE VISITOR WAS FLUNG BY WALRUS
31
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Two of HOWARD NORMANís novels, The Northern Lights (1987) and The Bird Artist (1994), were nominated for the National Book Award. His other novels include The Museum Guard, The Haunting of L, and Devotion. His books have been translated into twelve languages. Norman is the recipient of a Lannan Award in fiction, and he teaches at the University of Maryland.

Leo and Diane Dillon are an award winning illustrator pair tLeo and Diane Dillon are an award winning illustrator pair that have collaborated of book projects for more than fifty yhat have collaborated of book projects for more than fifty years, winning two consecutive Caldecott Medals for "Why Mosqears, winning two consecutive Caldecott Medals for "Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears" and "Ashanti To Zulu: African uitoes Buzz In People's Ears" and "Ashanti To Zulu: African Traditions".?They have also received five "New York Times" BTraditions".?They have also received five "New York Times" Best Illustrated Books Awards, ?five Coretta Scott King Honorest Illustrated Books Awards, ?five Coretta Scott King Honors and one Coretta Scott King Award?and many other awards ands and one Coretta Scott King Award?and many other awards and distinctions.?They live and work in Brooklyn, New York. distinctions.?They live and work in Brooklyn, New York.

LEO & DIANE DILLON have together illustrated more than twenty-five books for children, including the Caldecott Medal winner Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema. The Dillons live in Brooklyn, New York.