Painted Skies

Painted SkiesLeslie has recently moved to the Arctic. Her new friend, Oolipika, teaches her about one of the most amazing wonders of the world, the Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights or aqsarniit in Inuktitut. Awe-striking illustrations depict these “painted skies” in various shades of greens, blues, yellows, purples, and pinks. The book includes exquisite artwork, text about the Inuit legend, and an explanation about the science behind the Northern Lights which sure will fascinate readers. ema
Title: Painted Skies
Author: Carolyn Mallory
: Ameri Zhao
Publisher: Inhabit Media Inc.
Copyright: 2015
Original Language
: English
ISBN: 978-1-77227-004-4
Hardcover pages
: 36
Age range: 5 up
: Picture Book, Contemporary Fiction
Book setting
: the Arctic
Author’s ethnicity
: Canadian
Author’s residence
: Canada
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: Australian 
Illustrator’s residence
: Sydney
Subjects: Arctic, Aqsarniit, Aurora Borealis, Beliefs, Inuit, Legends, Northern Lights, Science

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