Áigin’s Arctic Adventures
the far north of Arctic Europe, where the sun shines all night in the
summer and disappears for two months in the winter, lives Áhtoš-Ánde. He
is a Sámi noaidi, or shaman, who has shape-shifted into a raven. He
invites twelve-year-old Áigin to follow him. They fly above snow-covered
mountains and follow steep valleys out to the Sacred Cove on the Arctic
Áigin’s Arctic Adventures is a novel for children and youth. We get
to follow Áigin on an exciting journey to a secret place, full of
magical adventures and lessons about the old Sámi ways.
This novel is Torkel Rasmussen’s first novel for children and
youth. It was originally written in North Sámi and published in three
Sámi languages and Norwegian. The author has also published four picture
books for children.