AYRE, Robert




Author Tags: First Nations, Kidlit & Young Adult

Collector and author of a 183-page collection of Raven tales:

Sketco the Raven (Toronto: Macmillan, 1961) Hard Cover. A children’s book illustrated by Philip Surrey telling the stories of Raven and his adventures that are well known among the First Nations of Canada’s West Coast. Stories such as how Raven stole the sun, the moon and the stars for the coastal aboriginal peoples of western Canada. The name Sketco is derived from “Tsesketco,” the Tahitian name for Raven.

[BCBW 2016] "First Nations" "Fiction" "Folklore"