Grandmother Ptarmigan

Written by Qaunaq Mikkigak and Joanne Schwartz
Illustrated by Qin Leng
Inhabit Media

It’s bedtime for baby ptarmigan, but he will not go to sleep. So his grandmother decides to tell him a bedtime story that he will never forget.

With delightful illustrations by Qin Leng, this nursery rhyme–inspired rendition of a traditional Inuit origin tale is perfect for the youngest of children.

Reviews & Awards

Grandmother Ptarmigan deserves a place with Aesop’s fables and fables of all types.”
– CM Magazine

“A brief, illuminating glimpse into Inuit storytelling.”
– Kirkus

Best-of-the-year-list 2014

Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices

Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2014
Canadian Children’s Book Centre

2014-2015 Recommended Titles First Nations Community Reads