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Magic Words

From the Ancient Oral Tradition of the Inuit

Foreword Review — Fall 2013

From the ancient oral tradition of the Inuit comes a beautiful legend of a time when animals could become human and words had mysterious strength. The purity of this translated poem evokes a majestic sense of cosmic power. Mike Blanc pairs spirituality and nature in his distinctly Inuit illustrations—deep purples, earthy browns, and dark, oceanic blues set against enchanting starry skies. More than a cultural story, this book invites the discovery of illuminative wisdom. Ages five to eleven.

Aimee Jodoin