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Children's Nonfiction Hockey

The Ultimate Book of Hockey Trivia for Kids

illustrated by Bill Dickson & Lorna Bennett

by (author) Eric Zweig

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Sep 2015
Recommended Age
8 to 12
Recommended Grade
3 to 7
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2015
    List Price

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Three volumes of Hockey Trivia for Kids are now in one “rock ’em, sock ’em” bind-up! Become a hockey trivia superstar with The Ultimate Book of Hockey Trivia for Kids.

Did you know that the Sutter family out of Alberta boasts SIX hockey stars? Or that “Hockey Night in Canada’s” three stars of the game was a tradition started by an oil company?

Go beyond player stats and team records and find out about the cool details only die-hard hockey fans know. It’s Crazy Canadian Trivia meets Hockey Superstars with a full third of the book devoted to our beloved Stanley Cup, and lots of photos and illustrations throughout.

About the authors

Bill Dickson's profile page



Éric Zweig
est né à Toronto et habite maintenant à Owen Sound, en Ontario. Dès l'âge
de 10 ans, il était passionné de sports. Il écrit des articles à propos du
sport ou de l'histoire du sport depuis depuis qu'il a obtenu son diplôme en
sciences politiques de l'université Trent, en 1985. Il écrit également pour
les médias.


ERIC ZWEIG has been writing about sports since his days on the school newspaper desk. His books for kids include The Big Book of Hockey for Kids, On This Day in Hockey and MVP Superstars. Awesome Hockey Trivia for Kids is the fifth book in his Hockey Trivia for Kids series. Eric is also a noted author of adult sports books, most recently Hockey Hall of Fame Heroes and Stanley Cup: The Complete History (with Phil Pritchard); he was a contributor to The Official NHL Hockey Treasures, Centennial Edition.

He belongs to the Society for International Hockey Research and lives in Owen Sound, Ontario.


Eric Zweig's profile page

Lorna Bennett was born in Edmonton AB and took an early interest in the arts through music, dance and drawing. She attended Grant MacEwan Community College and the University of Alberta in Arts/Fine Arts. After working for many years as a designer/illustrator for the Alberta Forest Service and Environmental Protection, she left to pursue a career in the publishing industry doing children's picture books and novel covers. Many of Lorna's books have been nominated or shortlisted for major awards.

Lorna Bennett's profile page

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Hockey Trivia for Kids:

“Hockey historian Eric Zweig …has come up with the perfect blend of factoids everybody should know . . . ”—Quill & Quire

“The facts and trivia fairly jump off the page, making it possible to open up to any page and learn something.”—The Evening News

“Don’t let the “For Kids” portion of the title fool you. “Big” kids, aka adults, will also enjoy the third iteration of Eric Zweig’s Hockey Trivia for Kids… Sure to be popular with hockey fans of all ages and reading abilities.”-CM Magazine

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