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Orca Chief Recognized as Honour Book
Posted: Friday, March 4, 2016
Orca Chief, by Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd, has been recognized by the jury of the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award as an honour book. The award recognizes Canada's pre-eminent book illustrators and outstanding artistic talent in Canadian picture books. It is administered by IBBY, the International Board on Books for Young People (www.ibby.org), which represents an international network of people committed to bringing books and children together. IBBY Canada is one of over 70 national sections worldwide.
Orca Chief is the third installment of the Northwest Coast Legend Series, a collection of children's books featuring Roy Henry Vickers' vivid artwork. The other books in the series include Raven Brings the Light and Cloudwalker.
Orca Chief is set thousands of years ago