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Children's Fiction Native Canadian

My Ten Painted Nails

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by (author) Jennifer Jaypoody

illustrated by Emma Pedersen

Arvaaq Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2022
Native Canadian, Counting & Numbers, Polar Regions, Colors
Recommended Age
0 to 3
Recommended Grade
Recommended Reading age
0 to 3
  • Board book

    Publish Date
    Oct 2022
    List Price

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One, two, three. Blue, red, orange. I have ten painted fingernails! Count along with me as we learn the name of each different nail colour.

Filled with adorable illustrations packed with splashes of colour, this vibrant bilingual storybook is perfect for practicing counting over and over again!

About the authors

Jennifer Jaypoody is from Clyde River, Nunavut. She has two children: a daughter, Amelia Jaypoody, and a son, Lloyd Palluq. Inuktitut language is very important to Jennifer! She loves to read.

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Emma Pedersen is an illustrator and concept artist with a love for visual storytelling and character design. With BFAs from the Ontario College of Art and Design in drawing and painting, and from Sheridan College in illustration, Emma specializes in children’s illustration. Her first picture book is Queenie Quail Can’t Keep Up (2019). Emma lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her partner and a beloved, and smelly, little dog.


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