Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
With bright and bold illustrations of the wild and magical West Coast by celebrated artist Roy Henry Vickers, this sturdy board book will delight babies and toddlers as they begin to experience and recognize the sights and sounds of the natural world. Hello Humpback!, a “first words” book, introduces iconic West Coast animals, from hungry sea otters to hopping orcas, and is sure to become an instant classic.
Roy Henry Vickers is a renowned carver, painter, and printmaker. He is the co-author of the Northwest Coast Legends series, all of which were shortlisted for the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award.
Robert (Lucky) Budd is the co-author of the Northwest Coast Legends series and the author of Voices of British Columbia, which was shortlisted for the 2011 Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award, and Echoes of British Columbia, which won second prize in the BC Historical Federation’s writing competition in 2014.