The Blind Boy and the Loon
by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
Illustrated by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Daniel Gies
Based on an acclaimed National Film Board of Canada/Inuit Broadcasting Corporation co-produced animated short, The Blind Boy and the Loon is a beautiful retelling of a traditional Inuit story that both explains the origin of the narwhal and cautions listeners against the dangers of seeking revenge.Alethea Arnaquq-Baril's mystical, brooding animation has been adapted to a picture book format that is suitable for all ages. A timeless tale stunningly told.