Pivik Learns From Takannaaluk

Pivik Learns From Takannaaluk

$19.95

Written by Paninnguaq Lind Jensen
Illustrated by Hannah Barrett

In this story from West Greenland, one young girl tries to teach her mischievous little sister a lesson by telling her the Inuit traditional story of Takannaaluk.

Pivik is the laziest little sister! She is always complaining about helping Anaana and stealing the best food for herself. Fed up, her big sister, Ukaleq, seizes the chance to teach Pivik a lesson. Ukaleq tells Pivik the story of how Takannaaluk became the Mother of Sea Mammals. Ukaleq warns Pivik not to anger Takannaaluk by being greedy, or their community will starve. Pivik is so scared she canā€™t sleep! Will Ukaleqā€™s lesson finally teach Pivik to put others before herself!

Books by an Indigenous Author

Written by Paninnguaq Lind Jensen
Illustrated by Hannah Barrett

In this story from West Greenland, one young girl tries to teach her mischievous little sister a lesson by telling her the Inuit traditional story of Takannaaluk.

Pivik is the laziest little sister! She is always complaining about helping Anaana and stealing the best food for herself. Fed up, her big sister, Ukaleq, seizes the chance to teach Pivik a lesson. Ukaleq tells Pivik the story of how Takannaaluk became the Mother of Sea Mammals. Ukaleq warns Pivik not to anger Takannaaluk by being greedy, or their community will starve. Pivik is so scared she canā€™t sleep! Will Ukaleqā€™s lesson finally teach Pivik to put others before herself!

Books by an Indigenous Author

English ISBN: 978-1-77450-583-0
Inuktitut ISBN: 978-1-77450-584-7

7-9 years old

44 pages, 10" x 10.5"