Author Richard Van Camp's "What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses?" Illustrated by George Littlechild

Camp, Richard, and George Littlechild. A man called Raven. San   Francisco, Calif.: Children’s Book Press, 1997. Print.

Camp, Richard. Angel wing splash pattern. Wiarton, Ont.: Kegedonce Press, 2002. Print.

Camp, Richard, and Christopher Auchter. Kiss Me Deadly. NWT Department of Health and Social Services.  2012. Print.

Camp, Richard. The lesser blessed. Vancouver, B.C.: Douglas & Molntyre :, 2004. Print.

Camp, Richard. The moon of letting go. Winnipeg, MB: Enfield & Wizenty, 2009. Print.

Camp, Richard. Nighty-night: a bedtime song for babies. Vancouver: McKellar & Martin Pub. Group, 2011. Print.

Camp, Richard, and Steven Keewatin Sanderson. Path of the warrior. Vancouver: Healthy Aboriginal Network, 2009. Print.

Camp, Richard, and George Littlechild. What’s the most beautiful thing you know about horses?. San Francisco, Calif. Children’s Book Press, 1998. Print.

Another Board Book Coming Soon:

“Little You” by Richard Van Camp with Illustrations by Julie Flett (Orca Books)


The German translation of his novel, The Lesser Blessed, (Die Ohne Segen Sind, translated by Ulrich Plenzdorf) won the Jugendliteraturpreis 2001 at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the juvenile category, the highest award for a translation awarded by the German government.

What’s the Most Beautiful Thing You Know About Horses? was placed on the 1999 – 2000 Canadian Children’s BookCenter “Our Choice” Recommended List.

Richard was awarded “The Writer of the Year” Award for Children’s Literature in 1999 by the Wordcraft   Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers for our children’s book A Man Called Raven.

Richard received the Canadian Author’s Association Air Canada Award in 1997, “honoring a young (under the age of thirty) Canadian writer deemed to show the most promise for the future in the field of literary creation.”

His baby book, Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for Newborns, was the officialselection of the Books for BC Babies program and was given to every newborn baby in British Columbia in 2008.


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