The Giant Bear by Jose Angutingunrik
An Inuit Folktale

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One of the most terrifying creatures to be found in traditional Inuit stories is the nanurluk, a massive bear the size of an iceberg that lives under the sea ice. Its monstrous size and ice-covered fur make it an almost impenetrable foe. Jose Angutingunrik, a gifted storyteller and respected elder from Kugaaruk, Nunavut, brings to life a story of the great nanurluk that has been told in the Kugaaruk region for generations.

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Jose Angutingunrik is an elder and storyteller from Kugaaruk, Nunavut. Eva Widermann is a graduate of the graphic design program of the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany. She lives in Cork, Ireland.
Published September 1, 2012 by Inhabit Media. 40 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Gr 2–4—A storyteller recounts a traditional tale that his grandfather told about a colossal polar bear, a "nanurluk," a survivor of the days long ago when giants roamed the Arctic hunting the huge creatures. In this simply told story, an Inuit man living near the edge of the sea comes upon a larg...

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