The Sindbad Trilogy
Sindbad: The first book in the Sindbad trilogy, by award-winning author
Ludmila Zeman; a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for
Illustration and the Mr. Christie's Book Award
Sindbad in the Land of Giants: "Engagingly written, the story is fleshed
out by Zeman's illustrations. Richly detailed, with intricate
borders . . .[F]or those who like adventure stories with gorgeous
artwork . . ."
-School Library Journal
Find out the answer to life's greatest secret in this
timeless tale of adventure and love.
The Isis Trilogy
Monica Hughes's brilliant Isis Trilogy is a classic of science fiction,
creating a world that is enthralling, dangerous, and irresistible.
The Keeper of the Isis Light: The novel that spawned the best-selling Isis
Trilogy; winner of the 2000 Phoenix Award and IBBY Certificate of Honor
The Guardian of Isis: Winner of the Canada Council Prize for Children's
The Isis Pedlar: When a devious pedlar lands on the distant
planet Isis, the simple inhabitants find him irresistible. Will the
pedlar be revealed for the charlatan that he is in time to save Isis?
The Epic of Gilgamesh, first carved onto clay tablets in Mesopotamia, is
one of the world's oldest and most important legends. Its message of
compassion, forgiveness, and friendship has echoed through the ages.
These ancient tales are retold and illustrated by Ludmila Zeman in
Gilgamesh the King,
The Revenge of Ishtar, and winner of
the Governor General's Literary Award for Best Illustration,
The Last Quest of Gilgamesh
Native American legends retold and beautifully illustrated by C.J.
Taylor, these stories give insight into the richness of Native
Bones in the basket: Native stories of the origin of people,
" . . .evokes a love for Mother Earth. Taylor's
paintings . . .have a dreamlike quality." -The Horn Book Guide
The monster from the swamp: Native legends of monsters, demons and other
How we saw the world: Nine Native stories of the way things began
The messenger of Spring: A beautiful adaptation of a tale from the
Chippewa and Ojibwa nations
The Ghost and Lone Warrior: A moving Arapaho legend
The secret of the white buffalo: An Oglala Sioux legend
How Two-Feather was saved from loneliness: "Taylor tells the tale
with . . .ease; her paintings, exquisitely evocative of their primeval
setting." -Kirkus Reviews
Little Water and the gift of the animals: A Seneca legend