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Mammoth Magic

3.67 of 5 stars 3.67  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  1 review
A young boy overcomes his fear of the dark with the help of his wise grandfather and a woolly friend. An empowering tale filled with Yupik legends that celebrate the natural world. Ages 3 and up.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 29th 1997 by Sasquatch Books (first published August 1st 1992)
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Feb 27, 2013 Dolly rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
This is an entertaining and soothing story about overcoming a fear of the dark. The history and culture of the Yupik people are introduced and the story is good for children. I loved the way that the grandfather allows the young boy to get over his fear on his own terms.

The illustrations are nicely detailed and give the impression of a dark nighttime setting. I discovered this one while shopping for souvenirs during my short stay in Anchorage and purchased it to bring home to our girls. It might
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