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Children's Fiction Marine Life

Hello Humpback!

illustrated by Roy Henry Vickers

by (author) Robert Budd

Publisher
Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
Initial publish date
Mar 2017
Category
Marine Life, General, Native Canadian
  • Board book

    ISBN
    9781550177992
    Publish Date
    Mar 2017
    List Price
    $12.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p

Description

With bright and bold illustrations of the wild and magical West Coast by celebrated artist Roy Henry Vickers, this sturdy board book will delight babies and toddlers as they begin to experience and recognize the sights and sounds of the natural world. Hello Humpback!, a "first words" book, introduces iconic West Coast animals, from hungry sea otters to hopping orcas, and is sure to become an instant classic.

About the authors

Roy Henry Vickers is a renowned carver, painter and printmaker whose Eagle Aerie Gallery in Tofino, BC, has become a provincial landmark. Roy was appointed to the Order of British Columbia in 1998 and to the Order of Canada in 2006. He is the co-author of the immensely popular children's Northwest Coast Legends series, of which three books were shortlisted for the Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award: Raven Brings the Light in 2014, Cloudwalker in 2015 and Orca Chief in 2016. He is the author of several other books that showcase his art, including Storyteller (Harbour Publishing, 2014). He currently lives in Hazelton, BC.

Roy Henry Vickers' profile page

 

ROBERT « LUCKY » BUDD est un auteur canadien, spécialiste de l’histoire orale et animateur de radio. Il est connu pour ses récits sur les pionniers de la Colombie-Britannique ainsi que pour ses collaborations avec l’artiste Roy Henry Vickers.

 

ROBERT BUDD is an author, oral historian, and radio host who has written more than a dozen books for children and adults, many of them in collaboration with renowned artist Roy Henry Vickers. When he is not writing he can often be found playing baseball or hockey, coaching kids, or playing his guitar. He lives in Victoria, B.C. with his family and rescue dog.

Robert Budd's profile page

Awards

  • Unknown, Selected for IBBY Canada’s catalogue From Sea to Sea to Sea: Celebrating Indigenous Picture Books, a collection of 100 recommended picture books by Indigenous authors
  • Short-listed, Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award
  • Short-listed, Foreword Indies Book of the Year Award - Children's Picture Books

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