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Children's Fiction Polar Regions

Oleepeeka's First Hunt

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by (author) Elizabeth Ryan

illustrated by Marcus Cutler

Inhabit Education Books Inc.
Initial publish date
Nov 2020
Polar Regions, Daily Activities, Parents, Native Canadian
Recommended Age
3 to 5
Recommended Grade
p to k
Recommended Reading age
3 to 5
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2020
    List Price
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2022
    List Price

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Oleepeeka is from Panniqtuuq, Nunavut. It’s time for her first hunting trip! Oleepeeka is excited to spend the day with Ataata and learn about catching ptarmigans. Join Oleepeeka and Ataata as they set off on the land and bring home a special feast for their family.

About the authors

Elizabeth Ryan is an elementary school teacher in Iqaluit, Nunavut. She has two wonderful daughters, Emmeline and Maiya. Elizabeth loves spending time with her daughters and her partner, Joseph. Elizabeth’s favourite thing to do with the family is to go to the cabin in the spring and summer. In her spare time, she enjoys beading, crocheting, and sewing.

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Marcus Cutler is a freelance children's illustrator from Ontario, Canada. His work has appeared in magazines, books, apps and more and he has worked with a variety of clients including chickaDEE Magazine, OWL Magazine, Macmillan Publishers and Parks Canada. He is the illustrator of the Lark Ba Detective series, The Owl and the Two Rabbits and The Walrus and the Caribou. He lives in Tecumseh, Ontario.


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Other titles by Marcus Cutler