Orca Chief author and artist at Courtenay library for reading

May 5, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Orca Chief book cover

Internationally acclaimed artist Roy Henry Vickers and author Lucky Budd have joined forces for a new book, Orca Chief; a compelling fable that teaches a powerful lesson in marine conservation and respecting the sea.

On Tuesday, May 5 both authors will be at a reading at the Courtenay Public Library. The book – the third in a nationally bestselling series – tells the story of four hunters who are kidnapped by whales and taken to Orca Chief’s underwater home. There, they learn how to sustainably harvest the ocean’s resources. Nineteen never-before-seen artworks from Vickers bring this story to life.

The library presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and all are welcome.


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