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ISBN 13: 978-1-55017-619-3
ISBN 10: 1-55017-619-6
20 colour illustrations
12 x 8.25 - 40 pp
May 2014
CAD$19.95 • USD$19.95


Short-listed: BC Book Prizes: Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice Award (2015)
Short-listed: 2015-16 Chocolate Lily Award (2015)

Book Description

Cloudwalker, describing the creation of the rivers, is the second in a series of Northwest Coast legends by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd. Their previous collaboration, Raven Brings the Light (2013), is a national bestseller.

On British Columbia抯 northwest coast lies the Sacred Headwaters梩he source of three of British Columbia抯 largest salmon-bearing rivers. These rivers are the source of life for all creatures in the area. But what gave life to the rivers themselves?

Astace, a young Gitxsan hunter, is intent on catching a group of swans with his bare hands. He is carried away by the birds?powerful wings and dropped in the clouds. With only a cedar box of water Astace wanders the clouds, growing weaker, stumbling and spilling the contents. When he finally returns to earth he discovers lakes, creeks, and rivers where there were none before. The Gitxsan rejoice at having him home, and name the new river they live alongside Ksien棑juice from the clouds.?br />
Roy Henry Vickers?vibrant artwork, including 18 new prints, accompany this new retelling of an ancient story梤eaders of all ages will be captivated.

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