Canine Coastguard: Heroes of Isle aux Morts

Wednesday, April 2, 2008.

Heroes of Isle aux MortsAuthor: Alice Walsh
Illustrator: Geoff Butler (on JOMB)
Published: 2001 Tundra Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0887765017

Based on a true story and starring a Newfoundland dog, this suspenseful account of a daring maritime rescue is an inspiring reminder of the resourcefulness, generosity and pluck of an era gone by.

You can read more about the Canadian Coast Guard vessel, CGCS Ann Harvey, which was named for one of the young rescuers, here.

Other ships and shipwrecks on JOMB:

More working dogs on JOMB:

You can learn more about Newfoundland Dogs here.

Sticks and Stones: The Killick

Friday, March 16, 2007.

The Killick: A Newfoundland StoryAuthor: Geoff Butler
Illustrator: Geoff Butler
Published: 1998 Tundra Books
ISBN: 0613094581

Hauntingly rich oil paintings and candid, thought provoking narrative tell a heartbreaking and historically significant tale that provides a glimpse of the tragedies that have shaped the Newfoundland character.

Other books mentioned: Grayboy


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