June 27, 2018
fairechild Book Report | Volume 24 | Sweetest Kulu
Name of Book: Sweetest Kulu
Year Published: 2014
Words by: Celina Kalluk
Pictures by: Alexandria Neonakis
What is the main topic of the book?:
Sweetest Kulu is a perfect bedtime poem written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk. Kulu is an Inuktitut term of endearment for babies and young children. The book is infused with traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants. Each arctic animal that visits Kulu teaches him a valuable lesson for him to carry with him throughout his life.
Strengths: The illustrations are full page, bright and always featuring Kulu surrounded by animals or arctic lands.