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First West Coast Books

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Hello Humpback
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Format: Board Book
Grade Levels: Preschool; Kindergarten;

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.

Series Information
This book is a part of the First West Coast Books series.

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20 pages | 6.00" x 6.00" | Board Book

Authenticity Note: The art in this book is Indigenous, but the text simply discusses West Coast ecology and animals and is from a non-Indigenous author.

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$9.95

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One Eagle Soaring
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Format: Board Book
Grade Levels: Preschool; Kindergarten;

Following on the success of their bestselling board book Hello Humpback!, the celebrated and award-winning authors Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd are back with One Eagle Soaring, the second volume in their exciting new series, First West Coast Books. One Eagle Soaring, a “first numbers” book, explores counting and numbers with the help of West Coast animals—from a single eagle aloft, to a pair of swimming whales, as well as leaping frogs, honey-hungry bears and a group of ten dozing marmots. Combining Roy Henry Vickers’ vivid illustrations, a glossy tactile finish and a simple yet catchy text, this sturdy board book introduces babies and toddlers to the spectacular scenery and wildlife of British Columbia.

Series Information
This is the second installment of the First West Coast Books series.

Additional Information
20 pages | 6.00" x 6.00" | Board Book

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$9.95

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Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue
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Format: Board Book
Grade Levels: Preschool;

With vibrant illustrations and a glossy tactile finish, this sturdy board book introduces babies and toddlers to a kaleidoscope of colours and the rhythm of changing seasons on the West Coast. Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue follows the shifting spectrum of the Pacific Northwest including the quiet grey rain of winter, the verdant growth of spring, the jewel red tones of tart summer huckleberries and the shimmering scales of a spawning sockeye salmon as it turns from silver to red in fall. Like Hello Humpback! and One Eagle Soaring, this board book will be sure to enthrall the very youngest readers while introducing the delights of the natural world.

Reviews
“Graceful, well-constructed rhymes pair with First Nations artist Vickers’s crisp, luminous scenes… It’s a gorgeous glimpse of the distinctive landscapes and creatures of the Northwest, and it will enchant residents and nonlocals alike.” —Publishers Weekly 

Educator & Series Information
This is the third installment in the First West Coast Books series. This book pairs the concepts of colours and seasons.

Recommended Ages: 3 and under.

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20 pages | 6.00" x 6.00" | Board Book

Authentic Canadian Content
Authentic Indigenous Artwork
$9.95

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