Miga, Quatchi and Sumi
The Story of the Vancouver 2010 MascotsBook - 2007 | First edition.
The story of the 2010 Winter Games mascots Miga, Quatchi, Sumi and their sidekick Mukmuk unfolds on the magical landscape of Canada's West Coast. Written in both English and French and featuring modern illustration and design, this is a delightful tale that draws on mythological Aboriginal creatures.Inspired by the legends of the Pacific Northwest First Nations, Miga is part orca and part Kermode bear. This snowboarding sea bear's outgoing nature and high energy always lead her to adventure. A shy and gentle giant, Quatchi is a sasquatch--a legendary creature popular in Aboriginal myth. Devoted to hockey, Quatchi dreams of becoming a famous goalie. Sumi's name is derived from the Salish word Sumesh, meaning "guardian spirit." Sumi wears the hat of an orca, flies with the wings of the thunderbird and runs on the legs of the black bear, and is passionate about the environment and all Paralympic sports. Lovable Mukmuk rounds out the cast of characters. The furry little marmot loves cheering on his friends during games and races.Embark on an adventure with Miga, Quatchi, Sumi and Mukmuk at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Publisher: [North Vancouver, B.C.] : Whitecap, 2007.
Edition: First edition.
Branch Call Number: J 796.98 2010 MUR
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,color illustrations ;,26 cm
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