This little bear went to Stanley Park

“The late Alasdair Cairns Russell (l.) created a character about a Whistler bear cub that travelled to Vancouver in a garbage truck. A book inspired by his notes and drawings has now been published by his mother.” FULL STORY

Little Brother plays hockey

September 13th, 2021

In 2014, Willie Sellars, Chief of the Williams Lake First Nation made a publishing splash with his debut kidlit novel, Dipnetting with Dad (Caitlin $16.95) about a boy nicknamed Little Brother who learns the importance of his culture and family. It won a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily, Shining Willow and Ontario Library Association awards.In the follow-up, Hockey with Dad (Caitlin $19.95) Little Brother’s adventures continue as he grows and learns about the importance of hockey to his Secwépemc community. In one particularly important hockey match, the team goalie gets sick and Little Brother and Big Sister must rely on the wisdom of Grandpa, Dad and Secwépemc cultural values to overcome big challenges. Both books are illustrated by Kevin Easthope, also of Williams Lake. 9781987915808

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