In Ogopogo Odyssey (Promontory, 2015), young Colin is visiting his grandparents in the Okanagan Valley. He has a surprise encounter with Ogopogo, the legendary lake Okanagan monster, but nobody believes his story. Not until Colin meets a native woman who tells him the ancient legends of "Naitaka"; does he realize how much there is to know about the enigmatic creature.

Dorothy D.A. Hawes grew up in Vernon, BC. She is an English teacher at St. Michaels University School and makes her home in Victoria.


Ogopogo Odyssey (Promontory Press, 2015) $11.95 9781927559741 Illustrated by Maggie Parr.

[BCBW 2015]