Children's Book Series

Geared to children aged 3-8, Mr. Huble Builds a House, Mrs. Huble Grows a Garden, and Mr. Seebach and the New Store are written and published by the Huble Homestead/Giscome Portage Heritage Society. For just $10, families can take a piece of local history home to read and love. Illustrated by Prince George artist June Swanky Parker, the books also make beautiful keepsakes for visitors of all ages.

Purchase your own copies at the Seebach & Huble General Store or by contacting us.

Mr. Seebach and the New Store

Mr. Seebach and the New Store


Book 3

Publication Year: 2015


Where do you buy supplies when you live miles away from your closest neighbour? At the General Store! Mr. Seebach is building a big new store with everything you need for your family, your homestead, or your travels.


Learn how important the General Store was to everyone in 1914 in Mr. Seebach and the New Store.


Jeanne Clarke

Local History



Mrs. Huble Grows a Garden

Mrs. Huble Grows a Garden


Book 2

Publication Year: 2013


Growing enough food to feed a family for a whole year is a lot of work! Mrs. Huble needs the help of her entire family to plant, grow, and harvest the garden and prepare for the long winter ahead.

Mrs. Huble Grows a Garden follows the Huble family through 1913 as they work all year to grow and store enough food before the snow falls. 

Mr. Huble Builds a House

Mr. Huble Builds a House


Book 1

Publication Year: 2012


Mr. Huble is lonely in his little cabin until Mrs. Huble and young Ada arrive. But as the family gets bigger, the cabin seems to get smaller! Mr. Huble needs to build a new house!

Based on a true story that happened in 1912, Mr. Huble Builds a House tells a story about the Huble family and the house that has stood on the banks of the Fraser River for the last hundred years.

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