The Mackenzie River Guide: A Paddler's Guide to Canada's Longest River written by Michelle Swallow and illustrated by Farah Denkovski, documents the route, history and stories of the Mackenzie River from Hay River on Great Slave Lake in the Northwest Territories to Tuktoyaktuk on the Arctic Ocean. Paddler Michelle Swallow takes readers on an 1850 kilometer journey that with good weather and moderate mileage, will take a minimum of 48 days to complete. The guide is organized by key points of interest along the route and includes more than 60 full-colour maps that detail the villages and the communities along the route. Interesting fun facts about the traditional peoples of this northern route are provided along with quotes from early periods of transportation. Colour photographs of the route and the communities are included along with equipment required for the beginner or experienced canoeist. A must-have reference guide for anyone interested in traveling by canoe down the Mackenzie River.