Nature & The Natural World

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Alison's Fishing Birds

By Roderick Haig-Brown
Illustrated by Sheryl McDougald

Beautifully illustrated children's story about Canadian wildlife by famed Canadian conservationist and Governor General Award-winning author, Roderick Haig-Brown.First published as a limited edition in 1980 by Colophon Books, ALISON'S FISHING BIRDS by BC's acclaimed author and ... Read more

Cyril the Seagull

By Patricia Lines
Illustrated by Kim La Fave

Young Cyril the Seagull has an embarrassing problem: he gets seasick. But then there is a fierce storm off the west coast of BC and Cyril has a chance to prove himself.

Kou-Skelowh/We are the People

Illustrated by Barbara Marchand

A collection of original legends told in a strong rhythmic language, this new revised edition of Kou-Skelowh/We Are the People features the Okanagan language and uses stories to teach readers about the values of sharing, self-sacrifice and reverence for life in all forms.

Meennunyakaa / Blueberry Patch

By Jennifer Leason
Translated by Norman Chartrand

Based in Duck Bay, Manitoba, in the 1940s, an Elder shares his experience of packing up to go out to collect blueberries, a traditional gathering that took place every summer. He describes the journey and landscape with humor and such vivid imagery that readers will see themselves ... Read more

On Poppy's Beach

By Susan Pynn Taylor
Illustrated by David Sturge

On Poppy's beach seashells I find. My bucket's filled with every kind. I keep the ones I like the best. to hide home in my treasure chest.

 

Come spend a sweet summer's day exploring and enjoying the curiosities and beauties of a rural Newfoundland beach, as seen through the ... Read more

Sus Yoo / The Bear's Medicine

By (artist) Clayton Gauthier
Translated by Danny Alexis & Theresa Austin

A mother bear shares with her cubs how to be grateful for all they have in the natural world. The Bear's Medicine shows the interconnectedness of all things in the world they live in and how each season brings changes and blessings for the bears. It is a story of a mother's love ... Read more

Tree Musketeers

By Norma Charles

In this young reader novel, ten-year-old Jeanie Leclare has just moved to the West Coast from Saskatchewan. She's desperately lonely and longs for a new friend. When the girl sitting in front of her at school seems friendly, she feels a little better. Then an excavator arrives ... Read more