Building an Igloo by Ulli Steltzer

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"This book has simple power and great child appeal.... Photos and text work together beautifully to capture the essence of the story: the father and son are at peace with their environment, have come to know its beauty, and will pass on their knowledge from one generation of Inuit to the next." --Booklist
 

About Ulli Steltzer

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Published September 15, 1995 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Sometimes the figures become silhouettes, and the snow looks as if it has a layer of soot on itpart of the challenge of taking pictures in the glaring light and extreme cold of the arctic.

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Armed with a camera and a keen eye, Steltzer went hunting in the Northern Arctic and captured on film a father-and-son team engaged in the ancient and fascinating Inuit art of igloo building.

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