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The sasquatch, the fire and the cedar baskets Book
Book | Nightwood Editions, Gibsons, BC : [2020]

  • 2 of 3 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative (Show)
  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Port Colborne Library
  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Port Colborne J398.20971 DAN Juvenile Indigenous Collection Copy hold / Volume hold Available
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"Deep in the thickest part of a cedar forest there lived a young Sasquatch. He was over nine feet tall and his feet were about size twenty. He had long brown hair that covered all of his body. His hands were so big and his arms so long he could wrap them around the biggest of the cedar trees. He had been born here many years ago and he did not know his parents, as they had been scared away by a great fire. He was left on his own and he had survived by eating berries and he had grown into the Sasquatch he now was ... " So begins this charming story for children by Kwantlen storyteller Joseph Dandurand. The Sasquatch, spirit of the great cedar forest, eludes human hunters, falls in love, fathers a lovely daughter and saves his little family from a forest fire by dousing the flames with water stored in baskets carefully woven by his mate. The story is told with grace and simplicity by a master storyteller in the great tradition of the Kwantlen people. The Sasquatch, the Fire and the Cedar Baskets follows a similar style to popular Nightwood titles such as Salmon Boy, Mayuk the Grizzly Bear and How the Robin Got Its Red Breast."--
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  • ISBN: 9780889713765 (trade paperback)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly colour illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Gibsons, BC : Nightwood Editions, [2020]
  • Copyright: ©2020

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