Books written by Thomas King

Cold Skies

HarperCollins Publishers | May 22, 2018 | 464 pages
Thumps DreadfulWater has finally found some peace and quiet. His past as a California cop now far behind him, he’s living out his retirement as a fine-arts photographer in the small town of Chinook. His health isn’t great, and he could use a new stove, but as long as he’s got his cat and a... More Info

The Inconvenient Indian Illustrated

October 17, 2017 | 368 pages
No summary available.

Coyote Tales

October 1, 2017 | 56 pages
Two tales, set in a time "when animals and human beings still talked to each other," display Thomas King's cheeky humor and master storytelling skills. Freshly illustrated and reissued as an early chapter book, these stories are perfect for newly independent readers. In Coyote Sings to the Moon,... More Info

The Back of the Turtle

September 2, 2014 | 528 pages
This is Thomas King's first literary novel in 15 years and follows on the success of the award-winning and bestselling The Inconvenient Indian and his beloved Green Grass, Running Water and Truth and Bright Water, both of which continue to be taught in Canadian schools and universities. Green... More Info

The Truth about Stories

House of Anansi Press | July 23, 2019 | 172 pages
Winner of the 2003 Trillium Book Award "Stories are wondrous things," award-winning author and scholar Thomas King declares in his 2003 CBC Massey Lectures. "And they are dangerous." Beginning with a traditional Native oral story, King weaves his way through literature and history, religion and... More Info

A short history of Indians in Canada

HarperCollins | August 3, 2006 | 256 pages
No summary available.

A Coyote Solstice Tale

Groundwood Books Ltd | September 1, 2009 | 64 pages
Excited about having his friends at his house in the wood for a solstice party, clever Coyote is surprised when a little girl suddenly appears in their midst, but when she invites them to go with her on a trip to a local mall, Coyote mistakenly thinks that all the goodies he sees are his for the... More Info

The Inconvenient Indian

Doubleday Canada | November 13, 2012 | 304 pages
The Inconvenient Indianis at once a “history” and the complete subversion of a history—in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be “Indian” in North America. Rich with dark and light, pain and... More Info