Ordering Information

You may purchase Orca books online through this website, online through other booksellers, through independent bookstores or, if you represent a school or library, through wholesalers.


Order online from Orca Book Publishers

To order books directly from Orca, browse our website and add books to your shopping cart. We recommend logging into your account (or creating an account if you don't have one) as this will save your shopping cart contents if you need to complete your purchase at a later time. It will also save your address and applicable discount codes for future visits.

1. Review Your Shopping Cart Contents

Once you are ready to make your purchase, click on the shopping cart icon in the menu bar. On the first checkout page you will see a list of items in your cart. You can edit the quantity of each item if needed.

  • Orders over $50 automatically receive a 10% discount.
  • Orders over $150 automatically receive a 20% discount.


2. Billing and Shipping Addresses

Enter or edit your billing address if necessary. You may choose to ship to this billing address or enter an alternate shipping address. Click Continue Checkout.

3. Shipping Method

Most orders will have only one available shipping method: Canadian Domestic Shipping. Click the Continue button.

4. Confirm and Pay

Verify that your shopping cart contents and shipping address are correct, and enter any applicable discount codes.

Retail customers: If you are a retail customer who receives a discount, please contact us at 1-800-210-5277 to receive your discount code.

Choose your payment method (Credit Card, Purchase Order, PayPal), enter the required information and submit your order. Purchase Orders can be used by schools and established accounts only. Please call 1-800-210-5277 for more information.

If you have any questions about your order, please call 1-800-210-5277 between 8:30am and 4:30pm PST.


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Regional Bookstores

Orca books are available at bookstores across Canada and the US. These days it's more important than ever to support your local independent bookstore. If you can't find what you're looking for on the shelf, ask your bookseller. Chances are they would be happy to order it in for you!

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Online Booksellers

Orca print books are available online from a number of retailers, including Amazon, Chapters/Indigo, Barnes & Noble, Powell's Books, ABEbooks and Alibris. Orca ebooks are available from all major ebook retailers.

We also work with a number of partners with unique platforms and programs, including Overdrive, FarFaria, myON Reader, MeeGenius, Follett, 3M, EPIC!, Bookboard, MackinVIA and Speakaboos.

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Privacy and Security

We take the privacy of all your personal data, including credit card data, very seriously. All pages past the Shopping Cart page are secure pages, indicated by addresses beginning with "https". In addition, a small padlock should appear in the corner of your browser when viewing any HTTPS page on the site. All data on the https pages is sent using SSL 128bit encryption to our secure servers. The servers are protected by an intrusion detection system as well as a tightly configured firewall. The website servers adhere to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards. More information about those standards can be found at https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org.

If you have any questions about how we will use the information you provide during your online ordering process, please see our Privacy Policy.