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The Eskimo Twins by  Lucy Fitch Perkins

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The Eskimo Twins
by Lucy Fitch Perkins
Share the adventures of Menie and Monnie, 5 year-old twins in an Eskimo village, where the villagers have to provide for all their own needs. Their father, Kesshoo, is a brave fisherman and strong hunter and their mother Koolee is clever in making clothing and shoes out of the skins of the animals which he brings home. We watch the twins as they spot a polar bear while coasting on their sleds, then join with the villagers in the sharing of the meat and the feasting afterwards. Among the other activities they enjoy are ice fishing, building a snow house, hunting for seals, and traveling by boat to their summering ground where they catch salmon to dry for the winter. Children are captivated by the humor and playfulness in this community where the winter night lasts for four long months!  Ages 6-8
168 pages $11.95   

Table of Contents

Front Matter

The Eskimo Twins
The Twins Go Coasting
Koolee Divides the Meat
The Twins Go Fishing
The Snow House
The Feast
The Reindeer Hunt
What Happened When Menie and Koko Went Hunting
The Woman-Boats
The Voyage
The Summer Day

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