Shirley Woods always loved nature. After leaving school he served for three years in the Royal Canadian Regiment. After that he was a businessman, which is when he wrote seven non-fiction books, including The Squirrels of Canada for the National Museum. In order to devote more time to writing, Mr. Woods retired in 1989 and moved to Nova Scotia. He and his wife Sandrea live in the country near Halifax. Their house, which they share with four dogs, is on a hill overlooking the sea.
Winner of the 2005 Diamond Willow Award A Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice 2005 2006-2007 Red Cedar Book Award NominationChildren's Crown Award nominee
For the first month of her life, Amber lives only in the den she shares with her four brothers. When at last they are ready to leave the den in late spring, Amber and the other kits overco …
Jeanne Sauvé has led a remarkable life. Born in the small community of Prud'homme in Saskatchewan, raised in Ottawa attending a convent school, she fought to get the education she required.
She went on to work as a youth organiser, journalist and politician--becoming a member of the small circle of French Canadian intellectuals who had an enormous …
A Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice selection, 2005
Shortlisted for the 2006 Alberta Children's Choice Book Award
During a cold November blizzard on the coast of northern Labrador, a female polar bear heads inland to find a suitable den to give birth to her young. Soon Tooga and his sister Apoon are born, and several months go by
before th …