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The R.D. Lawrence Library: Where the Water Lilies Grow / The North Runner / The Place in the Forest

by R.D. Lawrence & Max Finkelstein Dundurn (November 12, 2014)

Three books by master nature writer R.D. Lawrence are collected here, bringing to life with affection and accuracy the wildlife around his northern Canadian home.


Cottage Daze 2-Book Bundle: Cottage Daze/Still in a Daze at the Cottage

by James Ross Dundurn (April 30, 2014)

The Cottage Daze books are a selection of stories aimed at cottagers - the hundreds of thousands across North America who head to their lakeside retreats each year. The seasons, wildlife, the environment, and...


The Voyageur Canadian Essays & Criticism 2-Book Bundle: Selected Writings, A.J.M. Smith / The Kindred of the Wild

by Charles G. D. Roberts, A.J.M. Smith, James Polk & Michael Gnarowski Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

This special bundle contains two classic works of Canadian essays, by renowned nature writer Charles G.D. Roberts and noted literary theorist A.J.M. Smith.


The Voyageur Canadian Biographies 5-Book Bundle: The Firebrand / Mrs. Simcoe's Diary / The Scalpel, the Sword / The Men of the Last Frontier / Pilgrim

by William Kilbourn, Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, Mary Quayle Innis & Sydney Gordon et al. Dundurn (March 14, 2014)

Five books in the Voyageur Classics series celebrate the best in Canadian biographical letters, with two titles from the great Grey Owl, as well as books by or about Elizabeth Simcoe, Dr. Norman Bethune, and...


Memories of Magical Waters

by Gord Deval & Paul Quarrington Dundurn (March 27, 2006)

This book contains a richness of memories of sport fisherman Gord Devals experiences on hundreds of streams, rivers, and lakes in Ontario and Quebec.


The Lure of Faraway Places: Reflections on Wilderness and Solitude

by Herb Pohl & James Raffan Dundurn (May 11, 2007)

Herb Pohl, solo wilderness canoe traveller, left a legacy of stories that take us into the private world of an individual alone in the wilderness.


Now You Know Canada's Heroes

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (August 24, 2009)

When it comes to Q&A trivia, Doug Lennox has no peer. Sir Isaac Brock, Tecumseh, Laura Secord, Norman Bethune, Terry Fox, and Roberta Bondar are all Canadian icons weve come to cherish. Doug delivers the goods...


Quetico: Near to Nature's Heart

by Jon Nelson Dundurn (May 18, 2009)

Using thorough research, the author presents an insightful look into the natural history of Quetico Park, long recognized as a gem among parks.


Paddles Up!: Dragon Boat Racing in Canada

by Arlene Chan & Susan Humphries Dundurn (May 25, 2009)

Paddles Up! provides an in-depth look at dragon boating from its beginnings in ancient China to the modern-day prominence of Canadian teams on the international scene, as told in the words of top coaches of...


Pike's Portage: Stories of a Distinguished Place

by Morten Asfeldt & Bob Henderson Dundurn (January 11, 2010)

The stories of the people who have struggled over Pike's Portage at the edge of the Barrens in the Northwest Territories are many and varied, including sports hunters, surveyors, trappers, and explorers.


Trails and Tribulations: Confessions of a Wilderness Pathfinder

by Hap Wilson & Ingrid Zschogner Dundurn (April 13, 2009)

Noted northern traveller Hap Wilson shares accounts of his lifelong involvement with wilderness living within the Canadian Shield. A park ranger, canoe guide, and environmental activist, Wilson takes the reader...


A New Westminster Album: Glimpses of the City As It Was

by Gavin Hainsworth & Katherine Freund-Hainsworth Dundurn (September 17, 2005)

This multifaceted photographic history album depicts almost 150 years of the City of New Westminster.


Now You Know Hockey: The Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (September 29, 2008)

Doug Lennox, the head referee of Q&A, delivers the score on everything from All-Stars to Zambonis, the skinny on how the term hat trick originated, and the answer to just where hockey was invented. You'll also...


Canada in Afghanistan: The War So Far

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (February 28, 2007)

As the war escalates in Afghanistan, Canadians are asking why we are there. This book is an introduction to what is happening and what we can expect through 2009.


Caribou and the North: A Shared Future

by Monte Hummel, Justina C. Ray, Robert Bateman & Stephen Kakfwi et al. Dundurn (August 18, 2008)

Widespread concern surrounds the future of caribou. Caribou and the North brings both the facts and the feelings of the current situation to a North American readership. The writers look at why we need to conserve...


The Ultimate Canadian Sports Trivia Book: Volume 1

by Edward Zawadzki Dundurn (September 01, 2001)

Edward Zawadzki, Canadas Ultimate Sports Trivia Guy, brings together this dynamic collection of facts and oddities from the world of sports.


I Know That Name!: The People Behind Canada's Best Known Brand Names from Elizabeth Arden to Walter Zeller

by Randy Ray & Mark Kearney Dundurn (September 01, 2002)

Full of fun facts, intriguing trivia, and engrossing explorations of more than 100 Canadians who beat the odds to become household names.


The Tale of a City: Re-engineering the Urban Environment

by Tony O'Donohue Dundurn (May 01, 2005)

In an age of blackouts and overburdened highways, this book helps us understand and improve our relationships with our engineered and natural environments.


Guarding the Goldfields: The story of the Yukon Field Force

by Brereton Greenhous Dundurn (July 26, 1996)

Canada's gold rush of the late 1890s attracted dreamers and schemers from all over North America. Guarding the Goldfields is the story of the men sent to guard the Yukon and maintain order.


Twenty Greatest Hockey Goals

by Eric Zweig Dundurn (October 18, 2010)

Every hockey fan remembers certain goals scored that stand out from all others but if one had to name just 20 as the greatest ever, what would they be? Eric Zweig serves up a slice of exceptional moments, including...


Now You Know Crime Scenes: The Little Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (September 30, 2007)

With the popularity of today's TV police dramas, we all think we're forensics experts. But what do we really know? Now You Know Crime Scenes, one of bestselling author Doug Lennox's Little Books of Answers,...


Pucks, Pablum and Pingos: More Fascinating Facts and Quirky Quizzes

by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray Dundurn (March 01, 2004)

A unique collection of trivia bites, quizzes, and graphics that delivers more of the fun, factual fare readers have come to expect from Canada's Trivia Guys.


Now You Know: The Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox & Catriona Wight Dundurn (September 01, 2003)

With all the conciseness of his original radio scripts, Doug Lennox "cuts to the quick" in telling you the things you always wanted to know.


Posted to Canada: The Watercolours of George Russell Dartnell, 1835-1844

by Honor de Pencier Dundurn (January 09, 1987)

Posted to Canada examines, for the first time, the immense body of work created by George Dartnell, a British army surgeon stationed in Canada from 1835 to 1844.


Buttertea at Sunrise: A Year in the Bhutan Himalaya

by Britta Das Dundurn (May 30, 2007)

Set against the dramatic scenery of the Himalaya, this beguiling memoir reveals hardships and happiness in a land almost untouched by the West.


Money and Exchange in Canada to 1900

by A.B. McCullough Dundurn (August 10, 1996)

A clear, concise and intriguing explanation of the various coins and currencies used in Canada between 1600 and 1900.


The College on the Hill: A New History of the Ontario Agricultural College, 1874-1999

by Alexander Ross & Terry Crowley Dundurn (September 01, 1999)

How has the Ontario Agricultural College contributed to Canadian education? What role has the college played in the development of agriculture since it was founded in 1874? This history of Canada's oldest agricultural...


Hudson Bay Watershed: A Photographic Memoir of the Ojibway, Cree, and Oji-Cree

by John Macfie Dundurn (January 01, 1991)

John Macfie captured in photographs this turning-point in the lives of the Ojibway, Cre, and Oji-Cree, at the midpoint of the twentieth century, when their traditional culture still flourished but change was...


The Reluctant Twitcher: A Quite Truthful Account of My Big Birding Year

by Richard Pope Dundurn (September 07, 2009)

In 2007, Richard Pope, a lifelong birder, embarked on his "Big Year," the object being to record at least 300 birds in Ontario within that calendar period. Not just another book on birding, Popes unique approach...


Hope and Heartbreak in Toronto: Life as a Maple Leafs Fan

by Peter Robinson Dundurn (September 22, 2012)

Being a Toronto Maple Leafs fan requires a leap of faith every year, girding against inevitable disappointment. Hope and Heartbreak in Toronto tells what that's like, how it got to be that way, and what the...


Grey Cup Century

by Michael Januska Dundurn (September 03, 2012)

In 1909, Earl Grey, the governor general of Canada, donated a trophy to honour the best amateur football team in the country. Since then 99 Grey Cups have been awarded. In November 2012 the 100th Cup will be...


Titans of '72: Team Canada's Summit Series Heroes

by Mike Leonetti, Roy Macgregor & Harold Barkley Dundurn (August 20, 2012)

Phil Esposito, Ken Dryden, Frank Mahovlich, Yvan Cournoyer, Bobby Clarke -- these are some of the Team Canada hockey heroes who struggled to defeat the Soviet Union in the September 1972 Summit Series. Here...


Hap Wilson's Wilderness 3-Book Bundle

by Hap Wilson Dundurn (January 15, 2018)

Noted traveller and environmentalist Hap Wilson shares accounts of his lifelong involvement with wilderness living within the Canadian Shield. Wilson knows better than most how to live in the woods. As park...


Gerard Kenney 3-Book Bundle

by Gerard Kenney Dundurn (December 04, 2017)

Treacherous and remote, the Arctic and the fabled Northwest Passage have long been elusive goals for explorers. Gerard Kenney shares stories of exploration in the Arctic region. This three-book bundle includes:...


One Man and the Maple Leaf

by Jason Wilson, Kevin Shea & Graham MacLachlan Dundurn (September 09, 2017)

J.P. Bickell was a dreamer. More, he was a dream-maker.

While he walked the earth, Bickell lived an extraordinarily adventurous and purposeful life. His riches were wildly beyond most people’s conception, but...


Nature's Year: Changing Seasons in Central and Eastern Ontario

by Drew Monkman Dundurn (March 26, 2012)

Whatever your interest is, this month-by-month guide to the key natural events in Central and Eastern Ontario lets you know exactly what's happening and it's often in your own backyard. The book is a chronicle...


Celebrating Canada

by Peter E. Baker & John A. Fleming Dundurn (June 03, 2017)

A visual journey showcasing how history can make a house a home.

Inspired by the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation — the same year recognizing 375 years of settlement in Montreal — Quebec author...


The Toronto Maple Leafs

by Eric Zweig Dundurn (October 28, 2017)

A complete history of the Toronto Maple Leafs, as told by the players, coaches, and fans.

On December 19, 1917, the Toronto St. Patricks took to the ice for the first NHL game ever played. Over the next hundred...


The Beaver Hall Group 2-Book Bundle

by Evelyn Walters Dundurn (February 25, 2017)

From the vanguard of Modernism in Montreal, the Beaver Hall Group included painters who are now ranked among Canada's most distinguished artists. Evelyn Walters brings her extensive knowledge of the group to...


The Way It Is

by James King Dundurn (September 02, 2017)

  • First-ever biography and critical survey of a major artist who disrupted the Canadian art establishment
  • Features gorgeous colour reproductions of many of Curnoe’s most vivid and important paintings, which...


149 Paintings You Really Need to See in North America

by Julian Porter & Stephen Grant Dundurn (September 30, 2017)

Tour North America’s greatest museums and galleries in the company of two incomparable guides.

This essential companion to all the major North American museums and galleries highlights some of the world’s...


Now You Know Canada

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (June 03, 2017)

  • All-Canadian trivia book from Doug Lennox’s extensive Now You Know series
  • The Now You Know series is beloved across Canada, having sold over 240,000 copies, and the first book in the series, Now You Know,...


The Great Canadian Bucket List

by Robin Esrock Dundurn (June 17, 2017)

  • Expanded with 70 new chapters and illustrated with hundreds of stunning photographs
  • Second edition of The Great Canadian Bucket List, which sold over 40,000 copies
  • As featured on the CBC, CTV, Global News, Breakfast...


The Sound of One Team Sucking

by Christopher Gudgeon, Tavish Gudgeon, Joey Mauro & Yusuf Saadi Dundurn (February 25, 2017)

A hilarious self-help book for recovering Leafs fans everywhere.

We’ve all heard it. The sound of one team sucking. Our team. The Leafs. It starts as an almost imperceptible hum, a month or so after the home...


Among the Walking Wounded

by John Conrad Dundurn (April 29, 2017)

  • Author Col. John Conrad is an expert and experienced author whose book What the Thunder Said sold over 2,220 copies in Canada
  • The subject is exceedingly topical/relevant and will remain so for many years as...


Arlene Chan 4-Book Bundle: The Chinese Community in Toronto / The Chinese in Toronto from 1878 / Paddles Up! / Spirit of the Dragon

by Arlene Chan & Susan Humphries Dundurn (March 18, 2016)

This special bundle collects four essential books on the rich history of Chinese-Canadians written by Arlene Chan. Includes: The Chinese Community in Toronto, The Chinese in Toronto from 1878, Paddles Up!, and...


More Trails, More Tales: Exploring Canada's Travel Heritage

by Bob Henderson Dundurn (November 29, 2014)

Draws on Canadian exploration, history, geography, anthropology, literature, and philosophy, striking a balance that will delight serious naturalists and armchair historians alike.


Lake Nipigon: Where the Great Lakes Begin

by Nancy Scott Dundurn (December 19, 2014)

The natural history of Lake Nipigon, the primary watershed feeding the Great Lakes, is explored, as well as the evolving human history of the area , from its aboriginal prehistory, through first European contact,...


Temagami: A Debate on Wilderness

by Matt Bray & Ashley Thomson Dundurn (August 08, 1996)

A balanced perspective on the issue of who owns the land is coupled with the views of various interest groups.


First Soldiers Down: Canada's Friendly Fire Deaths in Afghanistan

by Ron Corbett & Pat Stogran Dundurn (April 09, 2012)

On April 18, 2002, U.S. fighter pilot Major Harry Schmidt dropped a laser-guided bomb on Canadian troops at Tarnak Farms in Afghanistan, killing four and wounding eight. First Soldiers Down recounts what happened...