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The Hilarious History of Hockey

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.

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Awards

  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada), 2011
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2011

Rights Sold

  • French (N. Amer.) - Éditions Scholastic

Also by
Helaine Becker

  • You Got This!: 100 Tips for Being Your Stress-Free Best
  • Stress Less: Tips and Tools to Help You Chill
  • Deck the Halls: A Canadian Christmas Carol
  • Dashing Through the Snow
  • Little Jack Horner, Live from the Corner

Contact Information

Maral Maclagan, Rights and Contracts Manager
mmaclagan@scholastic.ca | 416-915-3524
604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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