The shipwreck
Riel, Jrn 
Inuk quartet   

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Junior Fiction
BIC Subjects: Fairy tales, folk tales, fables, magical tales & traditional stories
Audience: Children/juvenile
Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd
Imprint: Barefoot Books Ltd
Publication Date: 1/12/2011
Place of Publication: United Kingdom


 Synopsis  Information
When his father is murdered, a young viking boy named Leiv stows away on a ship bound for Greenland, intending to avenge the death. But the boat is wrecked in a storm and his search for revenge becomes a struggle for survival. Leiv is saved by an Inuit brother and sister and starts a new life in an icy land. Slowly he becomes aware of a way of life and value system which centers around peace rather than war, showing a profound respect for the natural world. Ages 7+.