Sigmund Brouwer

With over four million books in print, Sigmund Brouwer is a bestselling author of both children and adult books. His novel, Dead Man’s Switch, is the winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Canada’s Best Young Adult Mystery of the Year and was a finalist in the TD Children’s Book Awards. His novel for adults, Thief of Glory, was selected as the Book of the Year by the 2015 Christy Awards and is a winner of the Alberta Readers’ Choice Awards. His most recent novel, Innocent Heroes, was published in 2017.

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Innocent Heroes

Penguin Random House

Never before have the stories of animal war heroes been collected in such a special way. This book consists of eight connected fictional stories about a Canadian platoon in WW1, and provides a unique celebration of the important role animals play in war, and an insightful look at the taking of Vimy Ridge from the perspective of 3 men in a Canadian platoon. Read more.