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Ferryboat Ride Colouring Book, The

By Robert Perry
Illustrated by Greta Guzek

A companion to the bestselling Ferryboat Ride, this book of evocative children's poetry about the experience of taking a ride on one of BC's ferries offers children the opportunity to colour Greta Guzek's fabulous coastal landscapes. Ages 5 and up.

Ferryboat Ride, The

By Robert Perry
Illustrated by Greta Guzek

"Greta Guzek's 'child's paint-box' renderings . .. effortlessly convey some of the beauties and magic of this world of islands and boats and whales. "


--Books in Canada


"Do you believe / in ferry tales / of seeing pods / of flying whales?" Robert Perry's simple four-line rhymes, ... Read more


By Glen Huser

Firebird explores a period in our history - one year in particular (1915–1916) - when a massive number of newcomers were deemed “enemy aliens,” arrested and put into internment camps set up all across Canada. Alex Kaminsky, a fourteen-year-old Ukrainian immigrant boy, ... Read more

Flying Ace

By Sheilah Lukins
Illustrated by Laurel Keating


Errol the adventurous little mouse takes to the sky when he meets a young girl, Natasha, playing with a toy airplane. Later, when Errol is left alone, he decides to fly Natasha’s ... Read more

I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer

By Hussain Al Mutawaa
Illustrated by Walid Taher
Translated by Sophia Vasalou

I Dream of Being a Concrete Mixer is an uplifting story about the power of friendship, about finding your place in the world, and about realizing your dreams while remaining true to who you are. Tumbledown is a little demolition truck growing up in a loving family. His parents ... Read more

Je rêve d'être une bétonnière

By Hussain Al Mutawaa
Illustrated by Walid Taher
Translated by Hana Jaber

Je rêve d'être une bétonnière est un conte revigorant sur la puissance de l'amitié, la quête de sa propre place dans le monde et la concrétisation de ses rêves tout en restant soi-même. Haddam est un petit engin démolisseur qui grandi au sein d'une famille aimante. ... Read more

Patrick and the Backhoe

By Howard White
Illustrated by Bus Griffiths

Beautifully illustrated by BC folk hero Bus Griffiths who wrote and illustrated the popular comic book Now You're Logging, Patrick and the Backhoe is a classic story of decency and guts triumphing over arrogance and greed.

Patrick lives in a little town on the side of a high ... Read more

Ralph, Flying Hound

By Dave Paddon
Illustrated by Alex Kolano

In the tradition of Robert Service's poetic tall tales, Dave Paddon's Ralph, Flying Hound brings readers a hilarious recitation about a dog that just won't give up. Along with his canine comrades, Ralph chases anything that moves, and usually catches it too. But when his aspirations ... Read more