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Michael Kusugak

Michael Kusugak has written 12 children's books.
Michael Kusugak published his first book A Promise Is A Promise in 1988. (Jose Kusugak)

Michael Kusugak's children's books draw from his childhood in Repulse Bay, N.W.T., now known as Naujaat, Nunavut, raised in the traditional Inuit way of life — hunting, fishing, building igloos in the winter and living in tents and sod huts in the summer. His first book A Promise Is A Promiseco-written by Robert Munsch and illustrated Vladyana Krykorka, is a Canadian classic and recently turned 30. Kusugak's other books include The Littlest Sled Dog, The Curse of the Shaman, T is for Territories, Baseball Bats for Christmas and the Ruth Schwartz Award winner Northern Lights: The Soccer TrailsKusugak spends a great deal of his year travelling to classrooms around Canada and sharing his stories and his grandmother's stories with students.

Books by Michael Kusugak

Interviews

Children's book author and storyteller on the amazing longevity of his children's book "A Promise Is A Promise." 9:54

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