August 6, 2010

The Hilarious History of Hockey

Author Helaine Becker and Scholastic Publishing have combined to look at some of the funniest and oddest moments in hockey history in the kids' book The Hilarious History of Hockey. It is illustrated by Bill Dickson.

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Here's the specs:
  • Paperback: 172 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Canada (Sep 1 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1443100390
  • ISBN-13: 978-1443100397

From the Publisher

Did you know that early hockey pucks were made of cow poop? No? Well then crack open a copy of The Hilarious History of Hockey and get the all the funny facts and most ridiculous trivia about hockey history! Young hockey fans will learn the playful truth about the time the Montreal Canadiens left the Stanley Cup in the snow at the side of the road. Oops! And the real scoop behind the debacle of the Hockey Night in Canada Song contest. From trivia about the players to all of the gaffes, misses and downright embarrassing moments in hockey history, each page is guaranteed to bring a smile to the reader''s face.

About the Author

Helaine Becker is the winner of two Silver Birch Awards for juvenile non-fiction and the author of the popular Looney Bay All-Stars series. Helaine is a self-proclaimed "please, kick me again!" Leafs fan. She lives in Toronto, Ontario. Bill Dickson is the very talented (and funny!) illustrator of Famous Dead Canadians and Hilarious Canadian Histories: First Folks and Vile Voyageurs. He lives in Sauble Beach, Ontario.


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