Tuk and the Whale


This story is set on the eastern coast of Baffin Island in the early decades of the 1600s.

Scrupulously researched, this beautifully told story will inspire extremely topical discussion about communication between two groups of people with entirely different world views.

  • 96 pages
  • Ages: 8-12
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Short-listed for the QWF Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature 2008.

Through the eyes and voice of Tuk, a young Inuit boy, readers see, hear and feel the excitement and apprehension that the lost whalers’ arrival engenders…[a] simple, elegant, eloquent tale. — Globe and Mail

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Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 19.0 × 12.9 × 0.6 cm
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