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NEW DATE! Launch: Granville Island ABC at Kidsbooks Vancouver

June 14, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Kidsbooks, 2557 West Broadway Vancouver, BC V6K 2E9

A is for AUTHOR and B is for BOOK—Join us and Kidsbooks for the launch of Granville Island ABC! Meet the author & illustrator and get your books signed. Author Alison Kelly and illustrator Linda Sharp will be in attendance to discuss the book and sign copies. Granville Island ABC is a whimsical exploration of … Continued

Books for Mom

Celebrate your mother and the motherly figures in your life with the best gifts anyone can receive—books, of course! From heartbreaking to heartwarming, historical to humour, we have you covered, no matter your mom’s go-to reading genre.  Looking for heartwarming and humorous? Try… Home on the Strange: Chronicles of Motherhood, Mayhem, and Matters of the … Continued

Launch: Out of the Fire • Salt Spring Island, BC

April 29, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Steffich Fine Art Gallery, 3103-115 Fulford Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island

Join Steffich Fine Art gallery on Salt Spring Island for the launch of Out of the Fire. Out of the Fire: Metalworkers along the Salish Sea is a stunning art book published by Heritage House featuring 24 west coast artists and craftspeople who work with metal. Hear behind-the-scene stories from author Pirjo Raits and photographer Dale … Continued

Three books longlisted for the First Nation Communities Read Awards

The Ontario Library Service has announced their longlist nominees for the 2022/2023 First Nation Communities Read Awards. We are so excited to share that three Heritage House books have been nominated!  In the Children’s category, both Little Wolf and White Raven have been longlisted. These are the first two books in the Little Wolf series … Continued

Celebrate National Indigenous History Month • Abalone Woman • Vancouver Book Launch

June 18, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Massy Arts Society, 23 E. Pender St., Vancouver, BC

Celebrate National Indigenous Heritage Month at the Vancouver launch of Abalone Woman, the third book in the Little Wolf series! Join author Teoni Spathelfer to honour the power of First Nations storytelling, with hosts Massy Books and Massy Arts Society. Told with powerful imagery and symbolism, Little Wolf, White Raven, and Abalone Woman are First … Continued

Launch: Out of the Fire • Victoria, BC

April 30, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Bolen Books, #111-1644 Hillside Avenue, Victoria, BC

Pirjo Raits joins Bolen Books to share the amazing Out of the Fire — on Canadian Independent Bookstore Day! Out of the Fire: Metalworkers along the Salish Sea is a stunning art book published by Heritage House featuring 24 west coast artists and craftspeople who work with metal. Hear behind-the-scene stories from Pirjo and photographer … Continued

Sylvia Grace Borda: Picturing Climate Change

March 21, 2022 - 11:00 am

As part of a British Council awarded Creative Climate change award, artist Sylvia Grace Borda has been exploring how can photography and climate create positive opportunities. “Many of these ideas have spawned from ideas and projects written up in Shifting Perspectives,” says Borda, referring to her art book published in 2020 by Heritage House. “I.e. … Continued

Aggie & Mudgy by Wendy Proverbs wins 2022 Jeanne Clarke Award

Congratulations to Wendy Proverbs! Her debut novel, Aggie and Mudgy: The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children has won the 2022 Jeanne Clarke Award. Our congratulations also to Ken Mather, who was nominated for his work on Wagon Road North: The Saga of the Cariboo Gold Rush, Revised and Expanded Edition. The Prince George Public Library … Continued

Grant Hayter-Menzies at Sidney LitFest

May 6, 2022 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Sidney, BC

Sidney and Peninsula Literary Society will present An Evening with Cedar Bowers and Grant Hayter-Menzies on May 6, 2022. Grant Hayter-Menzies is a biographer and historian who specializes in lesser known past heroes. His book is Muggins: The Life and Afterlife of a Canadian War Hero. Muggins was a fundraising dog who became a mascot … Continued

Two books nominated for Jeanne Clarke Award

The Prince George Public Library Board has announced the nominees for the 37th annual Jeanne Clarke Awards. The Jeanne Clarke Local History Award was established by the Library Board in 1985, in memory of former library board chair Jeanne Clarke. We are delighted to share that two Heritage House books are nominated for the 2022 … Continued

Printing Error: Always Pack a Candle

Due to a printing error, a number of copies of Always Pack a Candle by Marion McKinnon Crook were published with missing pages. Heritage House apologises for any inconvenience (or cliffhangers) this may have resulted in. If you have received a copy of Always Pack a Candle with a section of pages missing, please complete … Continued

Joy Davis at Powell River Public Library

February 26, 2022 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join author and artist Joy Davis with the Powell River Public Library on Zoom on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. PT. Joy will present stories from her book, Complicated Simplicity: Island Life in the Pacific Northwest, which is infused with her insightful island-inspired reflections. Register via the Powell River Public Library View Facebook … Continued