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A Publisher's Legacy: The Children's Books of Douglas & McIntyre
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A Publisher's Legacy:
The Children's Books of Douglas & McIntyre
Campbell, Maria. People of the Buffalo: How the Plains Indians Lived. Illus. Douglas Tait and Shannon Twofeathers. Vancouver: Douglas, 1976. 47 pp. $6.95 pb. ISBN 0-88894-329-6. Print. How They Lived in Canada.
Campbell, Maria. Riel's People: How the Métis Lived. Illus. David MacLagan. Vancouver: Douglas, 1978. 47 pp. $9.95 pb. ISBN 0-88894-393-8. Print. How They Lived in Canada.
de Vries, Maggie. Big City Bees. Illus. Renné Benoit. Vancouver: Greystone, 2012. N. pag. $19.95 hc. ISBN 978-1-55365-906-8. Print.
de Vries, Maggie. Fraser Bear: A Cub's Life. Illus. Renné Benoit. Vancouver: Greystone, 2010. N. pag. $12.95 pb. ISBN 1-926812-95-6. Print.
de Vries, Maggie. Tale of a Great White Fish: A Sturgeon Story. Illus. Renné Benoit. Vancouver: Greystone, 2006. N. pag. $12.95 hc. ISBN 1-55365-125-1. Print.
Hewitt, Garnet. Ytek and the Arctic Orchid: An Inuit Legend. Illus. Heather Woodall. Vancouver: Douglas, 1981. 40 pp. $12.95 hc. ISBN 0-88894-238-9. Print.
Manson, Ainslie. Boy in Motion: Rick Hansen's Story. Illus. Renné Benoit. 2007. Vancouver: Greystone, [End Page 132] 2009. N. pag. $12.50 pb. ISBN 1-55365-427-7. Print.
Manson, Ainslie. Roll On: Rick Hansen Wheels around the World. Illus. Ron Lightburn. Vancouver: Greystone, 2012. N. pag. $19.95 hc. ISBN 978-1-55365-529-9. Print.
Reid, Bill, and Robert Bringhurst. The Raven Steals the Light. Illus. Bill Reid. 1984. Vancouver: Douglas, 1996. 91 pp. $14.95 pb. ISBN 1-55054-481-0. Print.
Richards, Jack. Johann's Gift to Christmas. Illus. Len Norris. 1972. Vancouver: Douglas, 1992. N. pag. $6.95 pb. ISBN 1-55054-226-5. Print.
Steltzer, Ulli. Building an Igloo. Vancouver: Douglas, 1981. N. pag. $10.95 hc. ISBN 0-88894-325-3. Print.
Suzuki, David. There's a Barnyard in My Bedroom. Illus. Eugenie Fernandes. Vancouver: Greystone; Vancouver: David Suzuki Foundation, 2008. 64 pp. $12.95 hc. ISBN 978-1-55365-329-5. Print.
Suzuki, David, and Sarah Ellis. Salmon Forest. Illus. Sheena Lott. Vancouver: Greystone; Vancouver: David Suzuki Foundation, 2003. N. pag. $10.95 hc. ISBN 1-550540937-5. Print.
Suzuki, David, and Kathy Vanderlinden. Eco-fun: Great Projects, Experiments, and Games for a Greener Earth. Illus. Jane Kurisu. Vancouver: Greystone; Vancouver: David Suzuki Foundation, 2001. 128 pp. $16.95 pb. ISBN 978-1550548235. Print.
Suzuki, David, and Kathy Vanderlinden. You Are the Earth. 2nd ed. Illus. Wallace Edwards. Vancouver: Greystone; Vancouver: David Suzuki Foundation, 2010. 128 pp. $16.95 hc. ISBN 1-55054-823-9. Print.
Waterton, Betty. Pettranella. Illus. Ann Blades. 1980. Toronto: Groundwood, 2003. N. pag. $5.95 pb. ISBN 0-88899-560-1. Print.
Waterton, Betty. A Salmon for Simon. Illus. Ann Blades. Rev. ed. Toronto: Groundwood, 1996. N. pag. $14.95 hc. ISBN 0-88899-265-3. Print.
Yahgulanaas, Michael Nicoll. Red: A Haida Manga. Vancouver: Douglas, 2009. 112 pp. $28.95 hc. ISBN 978-1-55365-353-0. Print.
Yahgulanaas, Michael Nicoll, with a message from Wangari Maathai. The Little Hummingbird. Vancouver: Greystone, 2010. N. pag. $18.95 hc. ISBN 978-1-55365-533-6. Print.
Yahgulanaas, Michael Nicoll, with Wangari Maathai and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Flight of the Hummingbird: A Parable for the Environment. Vancouver: Greystone, 2008. 64 pp. $16.00 hc. ISBN 978-1-55365-372-1. Print. [End Page 133]

Canadian children's literature and publishing were slow to develop. It was not until the 1960s and 1970s that a critical mass of Canadian-owned publishers existed, fuelled by the concern with Canadian cultural identity of the baby-boomer generation. One of those pioneer publishers was Douglas & McIntyre (the original imprint of D&M Publishers), the Vancouver-based publisher of adult and children's fiction and non-fiction that was founded by Jim Douglas and Scott McIntyre in 1971. D&M has had a huge influence on the Canadian publishing industry: it was the only Canadian-owned publisher to grow successfully, over forty years, from a small regional house to one of the largest, with a Canada-wide and international market, and this...