Born March 30, 1938 in Slocan Park, B.C., cowboy Poet, entertainer Jake Conkin is the author of children's books. He has recently lived Vernon and Nelson, before moving to Castlegar. His books are based on his experiences riding with the buckaroos on the Douglas Lake Cattle Company in the Nicola Valley, outside Merritt. His stories were optioned by Monkey Ink Media Inc./producers for development with APTN (Aboriginal People's Television Network).


Silk 'n' Silver (Buckaroo Jake Productions, 1991)

Little Jake's Cowdog (Buckaroo Jake Productions, 1999).

Little Jake & Many Skies Strike Gold (Buckaroo Jake Productions)

Little Jake & The Intruder (Buckaroo Jake Productions)

Little Jake's Cowdog (Buckaroo Jake Productions)

[BCBW 2008] "Ranching" "Kidlit"