Books published by Inhabit Media


Tanna's Owl

Inhabit Media | January 28, 2020 | 32 pages
When Tanna's father brings home an abandoned owl, she is not eager to take care of the needy, ugly little bird. Tanna must wake at 4:00 AM to catch food for the owl. She must feed it, clean up after it, all while avoiding its sharp, chomping beak and big, stomping talons. After weeks of following... More Info

The Walrus and the Caribou

Inhabit Media | November 5, 2019 | 32 pages
When the earth was new, words had the power to breathe life into the world. But when creating animals from breath, sometimes one does not get everything right on the first try! Based on a traditional Inuit story passed forward orally for generations in the South Baffin region of Nunavut, this book... More Info

Parfois, Je Suis Jalouse

Inhabit Media | May 1, 2018 | 24 pages
Siksik is jealous when she hears her parents are going to have another baby. Explore a number of emotions as Siksik's friends try to cheer her up. Arctic Hare is excited for all the fun Siksik can have with the new baby. Snowy Owl thinks babies are boring. And Husky Puppy is curious as to what type... More Info

Shamans, Spirits, and Faith in the Inuit North

Inhabit Media | October 29, 2019 | 250 pages
In this new collection, Kenn Harper shares tales of Inuit and Christian beliefs and how these came to coexist--and sometimes clash--in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. During this period, Anglican and Catholic missionaries came to the North to proselytize among the Inuit, with often... More Info

In My Anaana's Amautik

Inhabit Media | September 17, 2019 | 24 pages
Nadia Sammurtok lovingly invites the reader into the amautik--the pouch in the back of a mother's parka used to carry a child--to experience everything through the eyes of the baby nestled inside, from the cloudlike softness of the pouch to the glistening sound of Anaana's laughter. Sweet and... More Info

A Journey to the Mother of the Sea

Inhabit Media | October 1, 2019 | 32 pages
The sea animals have disappeared, and people are starving. An old couple, once great shamans, are asked to journey to the Mother of the Sea to find out what happened to the animals. But the journey is dangerous and the old woman does not know if she will be able to please the Mother of the Sea and... More Info

Sweetest Kulu

Inhabit Media | April 1, 2018 | 36 pages
"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies... More Info

What's My Superpower?

Inhabit Media | June 21, 2017 | 36 pages
Nalvana feels like all of her friends have some type of superpower. She has friends with super speed (who always beat her in races), friends with super strength (who can dangle from the monkey bars for hours), and friends who are better than her at a million other things. Nalvana thinks she must be... More Info

How Things Came to Be

Inhabit Media | September 17, 2019 | 80 pages
This beautiful compendium of tales shares eight classic Inuit creation stories from the Baffin region. From the origins of day and night, thunder and lightning, and the sun and the moon to the creation of the first caribou and source of all the Arctic's fearful storms, this book recounts... More Info

Sweetest Kulu

Inhabit Media | April 6, 2016 | 30 pages
An Inuit mother sings to her Kulu--or baby--about animals and other elements in their Arctic world and the gifts they bring to the child, from the summer sun's warm light to Arctic hare's love, muskox's power, and caribou's patience.  More Info

Fishing with Grandma

Inhabit Media | April 5, 2016 | 32 pages
Grandma and the kids enjoy a day of jigging in the ice for fish.  More Info

Una Huna?: What Is This?

Inhabit Media | April 2, 2019 | 36 pages
A picture book about family and community that includes the Inuktitut terms for some common words and phrases.  More Info

The Owl and the Two Rabbits

Inhabit Media | June 25, 2019 | 40 pages
Illustrated in Marcus Cutler's signature energetic style, this traditional Inuit story is sure to delight a new generation of young readers!  More Info

In the Sky at Nighttime

Inhabit Media | May 21, 2019 | 36 pages
Stunningly illustrated in Tamara Campeau's painterly style, this lyrical bedtime poem is perfect for fans of Sweetest Kulu.  More Info

Notre Premiere Chasse Au Caribou

Inhabit Media | March 1, 2019 | 32 pages
"Nutaraq et Simonie ont bien hâte de partir pour leur première expédition de chasse avec leur père. Pendant qu'ils chargent leur motoneige et leur traineau pour le voyage, Nutaraq espère bien capturer son premier caribou avec l'aide de son père. Mais, le voyage tire à sa fin et Nutaraq n'a... More Info

The Pencil

Inhabit Media | April 16, 2019 | 36 pages
Susan and her sister, Rebecca, love watching their mother write letters to people in other camps. Their mother has one precious pencil, and she keeps it safe in her box for special things. One afternoon, their mother leaves the iglu to help a neighbour, and Susan, Rebecca, and their brother Peter... More Info

Moe and Malaya Visit the Nurse

Inhabit Media | June 1, 2010 | 40 pages
Follow Moe and Malaya as they make fascinating discoveries at the nurses' office! Moe wants to play with his best friend and cousin, Malaya, but before they can go exploring, Malaya has to visit the nurse for a checkup. What seems like an ordinary visit turns out to be a fun-filled learning... More Info


Inhabit Media | May 31, 2013 | 32 pages
Explores the complex Arctic ecosystem that contains many thriving habitats, and includes information on the plants and animals living in the Arctic and how they coexist throughout the year.  More Info

A Children's Guide to Arctic Birds

Inhabit Media | October 31, 2014 | 32 pages
Introduces the major characteristics of birds, and describes twelve types that spend at least part of the year in the Arctic, including their habitat, appearance, calls, and habits.  More Info