The Hilarious History of Hockey
by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Bill Dickson
ISBN 9781443100397 Paperback
172 Pages | 4.81" x 7.55" | Ages 9 & Up
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Why do Canadians take hockey so seriously?
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.
- Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada), 2011
- Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2011
- French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic