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The Reindeer People
Lush paintings and a detailed text provide an intriguing look at life among the reindeer herders of Lapland, detailing a reindeer roundup, a traditional Lapp wedding, family celebrations, and other aspects of life in the frigid Arctic world.
Hardcover, 21 pages
Published October 1st 1994 by MacMillan Publishing Company
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In this educational non-fiction book that reads like a picture book, readers experience the unique way of life of the reindeer people. Follow along as Ola, a Sami herdsman, leads his herd of reindeer to camp, visits with his mother at her lavu (herding tent), and corrals his herd. Imagine the biting cold as you settle in for an Arctic picnic and the excitement of the reindeer races. Vicariously attend a Sami wedding and revel over the colorful costumes of those who have come to celebrate with th ...more