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An award-winning independent book publisher owned and operated by Howard and Mary White. Established in 1974 and based on British Columbia's Sunshine Coast.

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Happy Family Literacy Week!
Happy Family Literacy Week!

Family Literacy Week takes place across the Canada from January 21-28, to celebrate adults and children reading and learning together. We're celebrating with an automatic 20% discount on all children's title...

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Kids Bond With Nature Through Books for All Ages
Kids Bond With Nature Through Books for All Ages

What better way of creating a love of reading than by focusing it on the natural world all around us?

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Sunset and Jericho
Sunset and Jericho Shortlisted for 2023 Crime Fiction Lover Award

The readers have voted, and Sam Wiebe’s Sunset and Jericho has made the shortlist for a Crime Fiction Lover Award. Sunset and Jericho is the fourth installment of the Wakeland detective series that explores ...

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New releases from Harbour Publishing

Asterisms : Poems
Asterisms : Poems

Asterisms: Poems

Donna Kane

$22.95

Fried Eggs and Fish Scales : Tales from a Sointula Troller
Fried Eggs and Fish Scales : Tales from a Sointula Troller

Fried Eggs and Fish Scales: Tales from a Sointula Troller

Jon Taylor

$24.95

The Curious Passage of Richard Blanshard : First Governor of Vancouver Island
The Curious Passage of Richard Blanshard : First Governor of Vancouver Island

The Curious Passage of Richard Blanshard: First Governor of Vancouver Island

Barry Gough

$38.95

Alternator
Alternator

Alternator

Chris Banks

$19.95

Dream House : A Poem
Dream House : A Poem

Dream House: A Poem

Cathy Stonehouse

$19.95

Crushed Wild Mint
Crushed Wild Mint

Crushed Wild Mint

Jess Housty

$19.95

Grandview Drive
Grandview Drive

Grandview Drive

Tim Blackett

$22.95

Beautiful Beautiful
Beautiful Beautiful

Beautiful Beautiful

Brandon Reid

$24.95

O Canada Crosswords Book 24
O Canada Crosswords Book 24

O Canada Crosswords Book 24

Gwen Sjogren

$18.95

The White Light of Tomorrow
The White Light of Tomorrow

The White Light of Tomorrow

Russell Thornton

$22.95

Commune : A Novel
Commune : A Novel

Commune: A Novel

Des Kennedy

$24.95

The Days of Augusta
The Days of Augusta

The Days of Augusta

$24.95

Medicinal Perennials to Know and Grow
Medicinal Perennials to Know and Grow

Medicinal Perennials to Know and Grow

Dan Jason, Lyn Alice, Rupert Adams

$19.95

Hot Springs of Western Canada : A Complete Guide, 4th Edition
Hot Springs of Western Canada : A Complete Guide, 4th Edition

Hot Springs of Western Canada: A Complete Guide, 4th Edition

David Woodsworth, Glenn Woodsworth

From $17.99

The Best Loved Boat : The Princess Maquinna
The Best Loved Boat : The Princess Maquinna

The Best Loved Boat: The Princess Maquinna

Ian Kennedy

$34.95

The Wild Horses of the Chilcotin : Their History and Future
The Wild Horses of the Chilcotin : Their History and Future

The Wild Horses of the Chilcotin: Their History and Future

Wayne McCrory

$39.95

Decrim : How We Decriminalized Drugs in British Columbia
Decrim : How We Decriminalized Drugs in British Columbia

Decrim: How We Decriminalized Drugs in British Columbia

Kennedy Stewart

$24.95

The West Coast of Vancouver Island : Revised Third Edition, 2023
The West Coast of Vancouver Island : Revised Third Edition, 2023

The West Coast of Vancouver Island: Revised Third Edition, 2023

Anne Yeadon-Jones, Laurence Yeadon-Jones

$49.95

Bramah’s Quest
Bramah’s Quest

Bramah’s Quest

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

$26.95

Books for Family Literacy Week

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak
Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$12.95

Down at the Seaweed Cafe
Down at the Seaweed Cafe

Down at the Seaweed Cafe

$9.95

Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue
Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue

Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$12.95

The Science and Superpowers of Seaweed : A Guide for Kids
The Science and Superpowers of Seaweed : A Guide for Kids

The Science and Superpowers of Seaweed: A Guide for Kids

Amanda Swinimer

$24.95

The Rainbow Bridge : A Visit to Pet Paradise
The Rainbow Bridge : A Visit to Pet Paradise

The Rainbow Bridge: A Visit to Pet Paradise

Adrian Raeside

From $9.95

Timmy the West Coast Tug
Timmy the West Coast Tug

Timmy the West Coast Tug

$16.95

Paradise for Cats : A Return to the Rainbow Bridge
Paradise for Cats : A Return to the Rainbow Bridge

Paradise for Cats: A Return to the Rainbow Bridge

Adrian Raeside

$19.95

Lilliana and the Frogs
Lilliana and the Frogs

Lilliana and the Frogs

Scot Ritchie

$22.95

A West Coast Summer
A West Coast Summer

A West Coast Summer

$19.95

Raven Brings the Light
Raven Brings the Light

Raven Brings the Light

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$19.95

What Grandma Built
What Grandma Built

What Grandma Built

$14.95

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets
The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

$15.95

Starbuck Valley Winter
Starbuck Valley Winter

Starbuck Valley Winter

Roderick Haig-Brown

$14.95

Fishing with Gubby
Fishing with Gubby

Fishing with Gubby

Gary Kent, Kim La Fave

$19.95

How the Robin Got Its Red Breast : A Legend of the Sechelt People
How the Robin Got Its Red Breast : A Legend of the Sechelt People

How the Robin Got Its Red Breast: A Legend of the Sechelt People

$12.95

Nightwood Editions

A Brief History of the Short-Lived
A Brief History of the Short-Lived

A Brief History of the Short-Lived

$18.95

A Day Does Not Go By
A Day Does Not Go By

A Day Does Not Go By

$16.95

A/Z Does It
A/Z Does It

A/Z Does It

$8.95

After the Hatching Oven
After the Hatching Oven

After the Hatching Oven

$18.95

Air Canada Owls : Travel Poems
Air Canada Owls : Travel Poems

Air Canada Owls: Travel Poems

Glen Sorestad

$7.95

Allegheny, BC
Allegheny, BC

Allegheny, BC

Rodney DeCroo

$18.95

Alternator
Alternator

Alternator

Chris Banks

$19.95

Arms
Arms

Arms

Madeline Sonik

$17.95

Army of the Brave and Accidental
Army of the Brave and Accidental

Army of the Brave and Accidental

Alex Boyd

$19.95

As Though the Gods Love Us
As Though the Gods Love Us

As Though the Gods Love Us

Goh Poh Seng

$12.95

Avenue of Champions
Avenue of Champions

Avenue of Champions

Conor Kerr

$21.95

Bad Ideas
Bad Ideas

Bad Ideas

Michael V. Smith

$18.95

Basmati Brown : paths, passages, cross and open
Basmati Brown : paths, passages, cross and open

Basmati Brown: paths, passages, cross and open

Phinder Dulai

$16.95

Bearskin Diary
Bearskin Diary

Bearskin Diary

Carol Daniels

$21.95

Beautiful Beautiful
Beautiful Beautiful

Beautiful Beautiful

Brandon Reid

$24.95

Bec and Call
Bec and Call

Bec and Call

Jenna Lyn Albert

$18.95

Belated Bris of the Brainsick
Belated Bris of the Brainsick

Belated Bris of the Brainsick

Lucas Crawford

$18.95

Betty
Betty

Betty

$14.95

Birch Split Bark
Birch Split Bark

Birch Split Bark

Diane Guichon

$16.95

Recent Award Winners and Contenders

The Science and Superpowers of Seaweed : A Guide for Kids
The Science and Superpowers of Seaweed : A Guide for Kids

The Science and Superpowers of Seaweed: A Guide for Kids

Amanda Swinimer

$24.95

A Kid’s Guide to Plants of the Pacific Northwest : with Cool Facts, Activities and Recipes
A Kid’s Guide to Plants of the Pacific Northwest : with Cool Facts, Activities and Recipes

A Kid’s Guide to Plants of the Pacific Northwest: with Cool Facts, Activities and Recipes

Philippa Joly

$26.95

The Ridge
The Ridge

The Ridge

Robert Bringhurst

$22.95

Old Gods
Old Gods

Old Gods

Conor Kerr

$19.95

The Big Melt
The Big Melt

The Big Melt

Emily Riddle

$19.95

The Rooftop Garden
The Rooftop Garden

The Rooftop Garden

Menaka Raman-Wilms

$22.95

Workboats for the World : The Robert Allan Story
Workboats for the World : The Robert Allan Story

Workboats for the World: The Robert Allan Story

$99.95

Wilson Duff : Coming Back, a Life
Wilson Duff : Coming Back, a Life

Wilson Duff: Coming Back, a Life

Robin Fisher

$39.95

Avenue of Champions
Avenue of Champions

Avenue of Champions

Conor Kerr

$21.95

Hell and Gone : A Wakeland Novel
Hell and Gone : A Wakeland Novel

Hell and Gone: A Wakeland Novel

Sam Wiebe

$24.95

The Science and Spirit of Seaweed : Discovering Food, Medicine and Purpose in the Kelp Forests of the Pacific Northwest
The Science and Spirit of Seaweed : Discovering Food, Medicine and Purpose in the Kelp Forests of the Pacific Northwest

The Science and Spirit of Seaweed: Discovering Food, Medicine and Purpose in the Kelp Forests of the Pacific Northwest

Amanda Swinimer

$28.95

Possessing Meares Island : A Historian's Journey into the Past of Clayoquot Sound
Possessing Meares Island : A Historian's Journey into the Past of Clayoquot Sound

Possessing Meares Island: A Historian's Journey into the Past of Clayoquot Sound

Barry Gough

$36.95

The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia
The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia

The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia

Gordon McFarlane, Richard Beamish

$34.95

Bramah and the Beggar Boy
Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

$26.95

Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines
Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim’s Plants: Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim Arvid Charlie, Nancy J. Turner

$29.95

A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet
A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet

A Is for Anemone: A First West Coast Alphabet

$14.95

Voices from the Skeena : An Illustrated Oral History
Voices from the Skeena : An Illustrated Oral History

Voices from the Skeena: An Illustrated Oral History

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$36.95

The Year of Broken Glass
The Year of Broken Glass

The Year of Broken Glass

Joe Denham

$24.95

The Peace in Peril : The Real Cost of the Site C Dam
The Peace in Peril : The Real Cost of the Site C Dam

The Peace in Peril: The Real Cost of the Site C Dam

$24.95

Website Bestsellers

Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt
Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt

Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

From $15.99

Standoff : Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It
Standoff : Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It

Standoff: Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous People and How to Fix It

Bruce McIvor

$21.95

The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap
The Bushman’s Lair : On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

The Bushman’s Lair: On the Trail of the Fugitive of the Shuswap

Paul McKendrick

$22.95

A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet
A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet

A Is for Anemone: A First West Coast Alphabet

$14.95

Bramah and the Beggar Boy
Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Bramah and the Beggar Boy

Renée Sarojini Saklikar

$26.95

Undoing Hours
Undoing Hours

Undoing Hours

Selina Boan

$18.95

The Pit
The Pit

The Pit

Tara Borin

$18.95

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak
Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$12.95

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest
A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Daniel Winkler

$7.95

British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer
British Columbia in Flames : Stories from a Blazing Summer

British Columbia in Flames: Stories from a Blazing Summer

Claudia Cornwall

$26.95

The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest : Completely Revised and Expanded 2019
The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest : Completely Revised and Expanded 2019

The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest: Completely Revised and Expanded 2019

J. Duane Sept

$32.95

Indigenous Authors and Themes

This Place Is Who We Are : Stories of Indigenous Leadership, Resilience, and Connection to Homelands
This Place Is Who We Are : Stories of Indigenous Leadership, Resilience, and Connection to Homelands

This Place Is Who We Are: Stories of Indigenous Leadership, Resilience, and Connection to Homelands

$39.95

it was never going to be okay
it was never going to be okay

it was never going to be okay

jaye simpson

$18.95

Undoing Hours
Undoing Hours

Undoing Hours

Selina Boan

$18.95

Creeland
Creeland

Creeland

Dallas Hunt

$18.95

Being Ts'elxwéyeqw : First Peoples' Voices and History from the Chilliwack-Fraser Valley, British Columbia
Being Ts'elxwéyeqw : First Peoples' Voices and History from the Chilliwack-Fraser Valley, British Columbia

Being Ts'elxwéyeqw: First Peoples' Voices and History from the Chilliwack-Fraser Valley, British Columbia

$94.95

A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet
A Is for Anemone : A First West Coast Alphabet

A Is for Anemone: A First West Coast Alphabet

$14.95

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak
Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Raven Squawk, Orca Squeak

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$12.95

Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue
Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue

Sockeye Silver, Saltchuck Blue

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$12.95

Raven Brings the Light
Raven Brings the Light

Raven Brings the Light

Robert Budd, Roy Henry Vickers

$19.95

The Remarkable Adventures of Portuguese Joe Silvey
The Remarkable Adventures of Portuguese Joe Silvey

The Remarkable Adventures of Portuguese Joe Silvey

Jean Barman

$17.95

Plants of Haida Gwaii : Third Edition
Plants of Haida Gwaii : Third Edition

Plants of Haida Gwaii: Third Edition

Nancy J Turner

$29.95

How the Robin Got Its Red Breast : A Legend of the Sechelt People
How the Robin Got Its Red Breast : A Legend of the Sechelt People

How the Robin Got Its Red Breast: A Legend of the Sechelt People

$12.95

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets
The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets

$15.95

Salmon Boy : A Legend of the Sechelt People
Salmon Boy : A Legend of the Sechelt People

Salmon Boy: A Legend of the Sechelt People

$12.95

The Girl Who Loved the Birds
The Girl Who Loved the Birds

The Girl Who Loved the Birds

Elinor Atkins, Joseph Dandurand

$15.95

Ben the Sea Lion
Ben the Sea Lion

Ben the Sea Lion

Roy Henry Vickers

$22.95

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Featured Books Featuring BC Places

The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia
The Sea Among Us : The Amazing Strait of Georgia

The Sea Among Us: The Amazing Strait of Georgia

Gordon McFarlane, Richard Beamish

$34.95

Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley
Step into Wilderness : A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

Step into Wilderness: A Pictorial History of Outdoor Exploration in and around the Comox Valley

$39.95

Raincoast Chronicles 24 : Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs
Raincoast Chronicles 24 : Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs

Raincoast Chronicles 24: Cougar Companions: Bute Inlet Country and the Legendary Schnarrs

Judith Williams, Raincoast Chronicles

$26.95

The Promise of Paradise : Utopian Communities in British Columbia
The Promise of Paradise : Utopian Communities in British Columbia

The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in British Columbia

Andrew Scott

$24.95

Enchanted Isles : The Southern Gulf Islands
Enchanted Isles : The Southern Gulf Islands

Enchanted Isles: The Southern Gulf Islands

$34.95

The Shores We Call Home : The Art of Carol Evans
The Shores We Call Home : The Art of Carol Evans

The Shores We Call Home: The Art of Carol Evans

Carol Evans

$18.95

The Royal Fjord : Memories of Jervis Inlet
The Royal Fjord : Memories of Jervis Inlet

The Royal Fjord: Memories of Jervis Inlet

Ray Phillips

$22.95

The Lost Coast : Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture
The Lost Coast : Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture

Tim Bowling

$29.95

Only in Whistler : Tales of a Mountain Town
Only in Whistler : Tales of a Mountain Town

Only in Whistler: Tales of a Mountain Town

Stephen Vogler

$29.95

Juan de Fuca's Strait : Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams
Juan de Fuca's Strait : Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams

Juan de Fuca's Strait: Voyages in the Waterway of Forgotten Dreams

Barry Gough

From $28.95

Dreamers and Designers : The Shaping of West Vancouver
Dreamers and Designers : The Shaping of West Vancouver

Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

$29.95

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller
Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Diary of a Wilderness Dweller

Chris Czajkowski

$19.95

Crossing Home Ground : A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia
Crossing Home Ground : A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia

Crossing Home Ground: A Grassland Odyssey through Southern Interior British Columbia

David Pitt-Brooke

$32.95

Beyond the Chilcotin : On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips
Beyond the Chilcotin : On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips

Beyond the Chilcotin: On the Home Ranch with Pan Phillips

Diana Phillips

From $22.95

Adventures in Solitude : What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
Adventures in Solitude : What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound

Grant Lawrence

$26.95

Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines
Luschiim’s Plants : Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim’s Plants: Traditional Indigenous Foods, Materials and Medicines

Luschiim Arvid Charlie, Nancy J. Turner

$29.95

Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt
Here on the Coast : Reflections from the Rainbelt

Here on the Coast: Reflections from the Rainbelt

From $15.99

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The Encyclopedia of British Columbia is the definitive reference work on British Columbia. With more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables, EBC is the source of readable and authoritative information on all the significant British Columbian people, places and things. The Encyclopedia of British Columbia is now available exclusively online at KnowBC.com along with an expanding collection of BC references and nature guides.

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