Ava and the Little Folk by Alan Neal

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The most magical things can come in tiny packages! In the Arctic, tales of tiny people who live on the land abound. This children’s story follows the adventures of an orphan named Ava who is left to fend for himself by the adults in his village. One day, cold and alone, Ava stumbles upon a group of magical dwarves who finally show him how it feels to have a home of his own.

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Alan Neal is a Canadian journalist and radio personality. He has hosted several CBC radio programs including Ontario Today, Fuse and All in a Day. He is an accomplished playwright, stage director and occasional performer. Alan lives in Ottawa, Ontario. Neil Christopher moved to Resolute Bay, Nunavut, after teachers' college. He quickly fell in love with the North and has made it his home for over thirteen years. It was during his first few years in the North that Neil was introduced to the rich mythology of the Canadian Inuit. For the last eight years, Neil has been researching Inuit myths and legends and has subsequently published books on the topic for children, youth and adults. Jonathan Wright is an illustrator and animator living in Iqaluit, Nunavut. He graduated from Sheridan College in Ontario and has illustrated for a variety of newspapers, magazines and books.
Published September 1, 2012 by Inhabit Media. 40 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Fiction

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An unhappy, orphaned boy in Canada’s far north finds a new way of life with the help of a group of tiny, magical dwarves who adopt him.

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