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A Nightwood Editions title, distributed by Harbour Publishing

AVAILABLE
ISBN 13: 978-0-88971-158-7
ISBN 10: 0-88971-158-5
Paperback
illustrations throughout
7 x 8.5 - 40 pp
1993
CAD$7.95 • USD$7.95

How the Robin Got Its Red Breast

A Legend of the Sechelt People
by The Sechelt Nation, illustrated by Charlie Craigan

Book Description

These traditional teaching legends come straight from the oral traditions of the Sechelt Nation. Simple enough to be understood by young children, yet compelling enough for adults, they are gentle, beautifully presented cautionary tales. You'll want to read them again and again - and you'll learn a few words of the Shishalh language while you're at it. Charlie Craigan is a young Sechelt artist who works in a tiny studio set up in his bedroom. He studied traditional wood carving with Sechelt Nation carvers, but learned to draw and paint by studying books.