Wild Eggs: A Tale of Arctic Egg Collecting
by Suzie Napayok-Short
illustrated by Jonathan Wright
A young girl travels from Yellowknife to visit with her grandparents in Nunavut. At first, she's afraid that there will be nothing to see or do up there, but she soon discovers that the land is alive with birds and animals. Even the eggs that she eats for breakfast are exotic to her - they're bigger and more colourful than the hen eggs she usually eats. So when her grandparents suggest that they collect more eggs, she is eager to go.
A magical, gently told story that captures the beauty of the arctic. Wright's wonderful paintings are a highlight.