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Children's Nonfiction Beginner

I Can Read Hockey Stories: Books #1 to #6 Bind-Up

Hayley's Journey; Hockey at Home; The Best First Game; The Golden Goal; The Masked Man; What's in a Number

by (author) Meg Braithwaite & Sarah Howden

illustrated by Nick Craine

Initial publish date
Sep 2023
Beginner, Hockey, Hockey
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2023
    List Price

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Six exciting hockey stories in one handy volume

A compilation of six bestselling I Can Read Hockey titles featuring hockey superstars including Wayne Gretzky, Auston Matthews, Jacques Plante and Hayley Wickenheiser, as well as incredible hockey moments like Sidney Crosby’s golden goal. Filled with action-packed illustrations, these Level 2 I Can Read stories are ideal for young hockey fans, future hockey stars and children learning to sound out words and sentences.

About the authors

MEG BRAITHWAITE is the bestselling author of 5-Minute Hockey Stories. She has been a writer and an editor for the same amount of time that it takes to play 788,400 periods of NHL regulation hockey.

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Nick Craine was born in Toronto in 1971 and is a critically acclaimed visual artist whose illustrations have appeared in the Atlantic, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and many more. In 2008 he was chosen as one of six Canadians included in the TASCHEN international anthology Illustration Now, a sampling of 150 of the world’s best illustrators. He is a much sought-after conceptual illustrator and adapted Bruce McDonald’s films Dance Me Outside and Hard Core Logo into graphic novels; the latter was nominated for an Ignatz Award in the Outstanding Artist category.

In his other life, Craine is the founding member of Black Cabbage and has appeared on over twenty recordings as a vocalist, including on his own solo albums, November Moon and Songs Like Tattoos. In the 1990s he directed music videos between Guelph and Nashville, including Feist’s “It’s Cool to Love Your Family.”

Craine lives in Guelph with his wife, Sandy, and their son, Michael. He uses Staedtler art supplies and Arches papers.

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SARAH HOWDEN is the author of several books for children, including 5-Minute Stories for Fearless Girls and Cone Cat. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her husband and daughter and their two rambunctious cats. 

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