In 1617, Lord Falkland’s colonists in Newfoundland were instructed to bring, among other things, 20 barrels of caske (ale), 90 bushels of malt, a malt mill, 4500 pounds of hops, 1 firkin of Aqua vitae, 1 firkin...
Sheilah Roberts Lukins
Sheilah Roberts Lukins is the author of For Maids who Brew and Bake and Rain, Drizzle, and Fog. Her first children’s book, Full Speed Ahead: Errol’s Bell Island Adventure, won the 2018 Bruneau Family Children’s/Young-Adult Award, and the action-packed follow-up, Flying Ace, will be available from Breakwater Books in May. A lover of history, horses, dogs, good food, and great stories, she lives and writes in St. Philips, NL.
Errol the adventurous little mouse takes to the sky when he meets a young girl, Natasha, playing with a toy airplane. Later, when Errol is left alone, he decides to fly Natasha’s toy plane and begins a magical...More
This is the story of a young mouse named Errol who takes a ride on a ferry and visits the mines of Bell Island. Errol’s best friend Old Rat, has told him wonderful stories, about how the mice and rats first...More