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New Multicultural Children's Book, "Little Bear: An Inuit Folktale"

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - s4story -- .In this lyrical retelling of an Inuit folktale by Dawn Casey, a lonely old woman adopts a polar bear cub with no mother of his own. Amanda Hall's luminous artwork celebrates the radiant snow lands of the north, and the warmth of the relationship between a human being and a wild animal. With tender themes of loving and letting go, and the need to honor the wild, Little Bear will touch the heart of young readers.

Publication Details:
ISBN: 978-1-937786-92-2
Pub. Date: January 2021
Page Count: 36
Price: $17.95, Trim Size: 10" x 8"

About the Author
Dawn Casey is a children's book author whose work is inspired by a deep love of nature, a respect for the truth and power of tales of old, and a delight in the wonder of the world. Dawn's books have won the Kirkus Star, the Aesop Accolade from the American Folklore Society, and the Gold Nautilus Award. She is the author of The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales, A Lullaby for Little One, and Babushka (with Amanda Hall). Dawn lives with her husband and two daughters in Lewes, England.

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About the Illustrator
Amanda Hall is an award-winning illustrator of over two dozen books. She is renowned for her wonderfully decorative and colorful children's books both in America and Great Britain, with co-editions in 24 other countries and sales of over 600,000 copies worldwide. Amanda regularly exhibits her original artwork at Chris Beetles Gallery in London, while her e-commerce website (www.amandahall-illustration.com) sells copies of her signed books, wall mural wallpapers, and original illustrations. Among her titles are Out of This World, Brother Giovanni's Little Reward, and The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau. She lives with her musician partner in Cambridge, England.

About the Author of the Foreword
Kelly Berthelsen is an Inuit writer, poet, translator, and politician who advocates for Greenlandic culture, literature, and indigenous rights. He lives in Qaqortoq, Greenland.

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Kathy Floyd

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