Building an Igloo

by Ulli Steltzer

In the frozen arctic landscape on Ellsmere Island in northern Canada, Inuit Tookillkee... read more

In the frozen arctic landscape on Ellsmere Island in northern Canada, Inuit Tookillkee Kiguktak builds an igloo with his son, Jopee, for shelter during a winter hunting expedition. It is a skill he learned as a child, and one he has taught his own children. Full-page black-and-white photographs as sharp as the winter's cold show Tookillkee and Jopee at work. A brief text describes their progress as the igloo takes shape. (Ages 7-11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1995

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