Author & Illustrator

Arthur Slade

Arthur Slade was raised on a ranch in the Cypress Hills of Saskatchewan. He is the author of nineteen novels for young readers, including The Hunchback Assignments, which won the prestigious td Canadian Children’s Literature Award, and Dust, winner of the Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature. He lives in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. For more information, visit

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Death by Airship book

"About" from Orca Publishing Jan-Jun 2018 catalog.

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adventure · humor
Death by Airship
detectives · problem solving · sleuthing


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