Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak grew up in Repulse Bay, NWT (now known as Naujaat Nunavut). He traveled with his family by dog sled living a traditional Inuit lifestyle. Michael brings his experiences and the stories told by him by his grandmother into his books and stories. Michael has 16 books published and has received many awards and accolades including the Ruth Schwartz Award and the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award in 2008 for a body of work in Children’s Literature. Michael continues to write and travel across Canada and around the world telling stories. Michael now lives on Vancouver Island with his wife Geraldine where he continues to write and tell stories. Michael has lots of stories to tell. His latest book is Arctic Comics with Renegade Arts Entertainment.