96 captioned photographs of Ontario's Algonquin Park, selected from the best work by an award-winning naturalist and nature photographer. Every facet of the park and its wildlife is captured.
A Naturalist’s Journey Through the Seasons
Michael Runtz, an adventurous photographer of superior skill, is close to Nature both physically and in understanding. Without his captivating book, even Algonquin Park aficionados may never see Beavers use split claws to comb their fur, or aptly-named Crossbills prying open pine cones.
There’s little space for your message on a postcard, but that does not mean it can’t convey a lot of information. The scene depicted can itself be worth a thousand words. With Lake of Bays heritage leader Bruce MacLellan’s remarkable collection of century post cards, this is doubly true, as they are enhanced by his rich accounts about the time and place of these cards, those who wrote them, and the culture they convey.
A Natural History in North America
It’s risky to call any book about canoes “definitive.” But this lavishly illustrated, superbly written, and masterfully designed 370-page work, with its extensive notes, bibliography, and index, comes closer to cleanly shooting those rapids than any other work available today.
Explore Muskoka pinpoints locations across the District which author Susan Pryke finds “interesting, intriguing, or beautiful.” For this variety-pack of locales to explore, the book’s maps are essential. Tours are split into manageable blocks because “there’s so much to see and do.”
Painter Doug Dunford has devoted many years to capturing on canvas the wooden runabouts of Ontario’s
Muskoka region. This volume contains some of his finest work and the magic that can happen when a skilled painter is moved by the work of skilled boatbui
Early Days, Early Ways
Known as “The Gateway to Muskoka,” the town of Gravenhurst’s history is replete with larger-than-life personalities, bold initiatives, major setbacks, and all the usual charms and activities of Muskoka District’s vacation economy. This richly illustrated book with dozens of heritage photographs includes local historian Cecil Porter’s charmingly recounted episodes of community development from rawest pioneer times to the devastating fire that destroyed the town’s building, but not its spirit, in 1887.
A Photographic Portrait
Photographer John McQuarrie delivers a vivid portrait of Muskoka's steamboat history and its present-day reality. This book can be gift, souvenir, or education through imagery.
A perfect gift, this small book of compelling Muskoka photographs by John McQuarrie highlight boats and beasts, people and places — from great angles and in stunning light.
Muskoka Then & Now
Muskoka's past and present fuse in McQuarrie's stunning photography, the archival pictures he's unearthed, and the engaging texts by famous Muskokans he's compiled in this hardcover passport to one of Canada's most famous districts.
Muskoka Then & Now
Muskoka's past and present fuse in McQuarrie's stunning photography, the archival pictures he's unearthed, and the engaging texts by famous Muskokans he's compiled. A perfect passport to one of Canada's most famous districts.
Our Muskoka Series
For nearly half a century, one of the most scenic landmarks in Muskoka has been the half kilometre pink granite canyon known as the Huckleberry Rock cut. Blasted in the early 1960s as a way of rerouting the road, it introduced a generation of travellers t
A history of Port Cockburn, a once-thriving port community - now just a few houses, on Muskoka's Lake Joseph. 183 pages with biliography and many B&W photos. Navy blue cloth with silver lettering on spine and front.