- Genres: Illustrated
CA$39.95From its humble origin as a one-storey frame house to the stately brick structure of today, the story of our provincial Government House is a long and interesting journey. This illustrated history of Government House brings to life the role of the vice-regal representative and explores the many uses the building itself has served, taking the reader on a narrative and photographic voyage from its unpretentious beginnings before the birth of our province to its present-day regal splendour. Published in celebration of the 125th anniversary of Government House in 2016, Government House, Regina, Saskatchewan: An Illustrated History is a trip through time that preserves, promotes and enhances the important place Government House occupies both in Canadian history and in these modern times.
CA$39.95Magical adventures in Ukraine! When the wind brings Natalia babushkas just like the ones her baba once wore, she is taken on a series of magical journeys to a time long ago and discovers the traditions of her Ukrainian heritage—the greatest of which is the love of family.
CA$34.95Northern Saskatchewan has a wide variety of canoeing experiences from paddling lake to lake in the Precambrian Shield to steering the rapids of a whitewater river. It has both mountainous canyons and Caribbean-like beaches. You can paddle through marsh land or past sand dunes. Paddling Northern Saskatchewan provides a descriptive overview of 80 different canoe routes, rivers, and canoeing areas to help you understand the experience of paddling in Northern Saskatchewan.
CA$34.95From its humble, resourceful beginnings in 1883 as a reservoir, Wascana Lake and its surrounding area, known as Wascana Centre, have developed into a beautiful natural oasis in the heart of the City of Regina. Wascana Centre has something for everyone--from recreational enthusiasts who hike, skate and cycle on its shores and paddle its waters to motorists who enjoy scenic drives; from wildlife that make their home in the vegetation along its banks to waterfowl that drop in en route to other destinations; from institutions that educate about nature to those that endow careers upon future generations and govern society; from locals to tourists who picnic in its parks and admire its flower gardens. The beauty of nature is evident in all seasons to the many people from near and far who have enjoyed what Wascana Lake and its surroundings have to offer.
CA$29.95In the early 1900s, station gardens were part of the welcoming gateway to the travelling public, an introduction to the urbanity of the area and the productiveness of the soil. Today, all that remains of what were once colourful station gardens are a few evergreens, a dishevelled hedge of caraganas and lilacs, and a mystery as to why they exist in these peculiar spots.
This book may rekindle some memories of station gardens, introduce yet another chapter to the lives of the West.s first settlers and answer some questions regarding those remaining, seemingly oddly-placed trees and hedges near the main streets of many communities.
CA$25.00The Steeps of Time, Victor Carl Friesen’s fourth collection of poems, here accompanied by his paintings, offers further reflection on the natural world, rural life, poetry, and art.
CA$25.00With a master’s thesis and a doctoral dissertation on Thoreau’s sensuous approach to nature, writer/photographer Victor Carl Friesen is well-qualified to comment on the Concord saunterer’s daily outdoor walks. He illustrates his words with superb photos of nature’s rich colours. This is Friesen’s third book on Thoreau, and his thirteenth book altogether. He lives in Rosthern, Saskatchewan, with his wife Dorothy.
CA$24.95A normal kid with a normal life, not much happens to Freddie until one not-so-normal day when she tells a MONSTER LIE ... and all heck breaks loose!
CA$24.95Homecoming. Separated by war, a small boy meets his father for the first time and finds they have been connected by love all along.
This is a vibrant children's book written by award-winning Saskatchewan country music artist Marny Duncan-Cary, based on the song from her debut album, Reason for Bein'. Beautifully illustrated by Megan Mansbridge.
CA$24.95It is time to soar, my child. It is time to fly! It’s time for you to take yourself off into the sky.... Listen to the whisper in the changing wind that’s blowing, that’s the world that’s calling you to lead you where you’re going …
A journey to explore who we are, who we can become, and how we fit into the world around us, a perfect gift to celebrate life's new beginnings.
CA$19.95This beautifully simple book illustrates the traditional children's goodnight prayer, with room for parents and caregivers to add photos and drawings of the people important in their children's lives.
Written in memory of the author's son, this book holds the words he said every night before he laid his head down to sleep. Her prayer is that his words and wishes will go on to bless you, your children and children around the world, especially those who have no parents, who are hungry, abused or ill. The proceeds from this book are to help children in need. May God bless them.
May this little book help you to pray together and appreciate every loved one in your life.
CA$19.95Boxer. Pilot. Roughrider. Mountie. One man lived it all. As a young man, Constable McNeil spent his summers on the Mackenzie River and his winters crisscrossing Canada’s North on dogsled patrols for as many as 700 miles, earning $2 a day, plus “food, uniform, underwear and toothbrushes.” He was one of the first pilots in the RCMP “Air”Division.
In the Second World War, he flew with the RCAF, and rose to the rank of Wing Commander. In peacetime, he led the RCMP Musical Ride across North America to Hollywood and made friends of movie stars. A devoted family man and dedicated community leader, he made a difference in every posting—and left a lasting legacy.
OUR CLIENTS SAY...
Marion Mutala, author of the award-winning Baba’s Babushka series
Eileen Munro, author of ABC’s Down on the Farm
Ghosts of Government House
The Canadian Shield Alphabet
I Like You, I Like Me, Too!
Ileen Sheehan Boechler, author of I Know My Onions: Homesteading North of the 53rd
Forgotten Gardens, Abandoned Landscapes & Remarkable Restorations
Boris Kishchuk, author of Long-Term Care in Saskatchewan and Crown Corporations of Saskatchewan
You're Going Where?!
Dr. Felix Veloso, author of Stroke Prevention Naturally: Proven Non-Pharmaceutical Stroke Avoidance Strategies and Dementia Prevention Naturally: Evidence-Based Strategies To Enrich Cognition
Treena Wynes, author of Am I the Only One? Struggling Being a Teen
Val Lawton, professional artist
Where Does Your Dog Sleep?
Joyce Olesen, author of 113 Boathouse Hill
Wes Funk, award-winning novelist, author of Cherry Blossoms, Dead Rock Stars and Wes Side Story: A Memoir
Jakob, Out of the Village
He Who Flies By Night: The Story of Grey Owl
Bev Lundahl, author of Entangled Roots: The Mystery of Peterborough’s Headless Corpse