Delight as day dawns over the islands of DeCourcy, Discovery, and D'Arcy, or hike on over towards hide-away havens and heritage homesteads on isolated islets. Scan the ocean for orcas and octopi, oysters and otters while behind you raucous ravens raise a racket. The beautiful islands in the Salish Sea are explored in an enchanting manner and can be enjoyed whether you are in a cabin cradled in a cove, or on a boat that basks in the bay, a local or a visitor to this Pacific paradise.
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|Publisher:||Simply Read Books|
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Alex Walton was born in Jamaica, moved to England, then finally settled in British Columbia, Canada. Here, he learned to appreciate nature and the outdoors, which he often brings into his paintings. He studied art, earned a degree in Natural Resource Management, and has illustrated a number of children's books. For more information, visit www.waltonillustrations.com.
Read an Excerpt
From Gulf Islands Alphabet, by Bronwyn Preece, illustrated by Alex Walton:
"Around, Amongst And Amidst the Gulf Islands of Amazing British Columbia, we ...
Arrive through Active Pass, sighting Anchors being set by sailors, As we Admire Arbutus trees And Anemones Along ...
Beaches Bathed in a Bevy of Brambles and Berries, Bracken and Balsam. Beyond, Boats Bask in Bays around Bowen Island. Beside a Bluff, hikers ...
Clamber down a Cliff to a Cabin, Cradled in a Cove on Cortes Island, Crowned by a Colossal Cedar."