Children's Book Series
Geared to children aged 3-8, Mr. Huble Builds a House, Mrs. Huble Grows a Garden, Mr. Seebach and the New Store, and Ceepee and the Fish Camp 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. Beautifully illustrated by local artists, these books also make beautiful keepsakes for visitors of all ages!
Purchase your own copies at the Seebach & Huble General Store, online, at other local retailers, or by contacting us.
Ceepee and the Fish
Publication Year: 2021
Follow Ceepee, a young Lheidli girl, and her family through the seasons as they travel around their territory gathering food and resources. The highlight of the year is the annual salmon run, and Ceepee can't wait to get to the fish camp.
Incorporating Dakelh vocabulary words from Lheidli Elder Edith Frederick, the story is brought to life by beautiful watercolour illustrations by Cliff Mann featuring First Nations designs by Jennifer Annaïs Pighin.
Join Ceepee and her family at their fish camp in Ceepee and the Fish Camp.
Mr. Seebach and the New Store
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.
Illustrated by Prince George artist June Swanky Parker, learn how important the General Store was to everyone in 1914 in Mr. Seebach and the New Store.
Mrs. Huble Grows a Garden
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. This book is brought to life through the illustrations of June Swanky Parker.
Mr. Huble Builds a House
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. Join the Huble family on their adventure through the illustrations of artist June Swanky Parker.
The Huble Children's book series can also be found at the following locations: