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Alex B. Campbell: The Prince Edward Island Premier Who Rocked The Cradle tells the story of Alex B. Campbell, Prince Edward Island's longest-serving premier (1966-78) and the youngest person elected first minister in Canada in the 20th century. He led his province through a period of transformative change and stepped down in 1978 without ever having suffered electoral defeat. This is a come-the-moment, come-the-leader story with few parallels in Canadian history. The site provides access to both audio and chapter samples from the book along with access to materials from Premier Campbell's archives.

The Prince Edward Island Premier who Rocked the Cradle

Audiobook Edition

  • Unabridged with enhancements including music
  • 4 Narrators including Alex B. Campbell - readings of original speeches, passages from the book, and song.
Purchase the Audiobook $19.95 - coming soon


eBook Edition

  • includes all the images in the original print publication,
  • chaptered,
  • ePub format
  • Chapter 1 - Free Download ePub Version ePub format


Purchase the eBook - ePub Format $14.95 - coming soon
Purchase the eBook - PDF Format $14.95 - coming soon

Order the Print Edition

  • 400 pages,
  • hard-cover binding with full-colour dust jacket,
  • includes more than 150 photos,


Purchase from PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation $34.95
Purchase print copy from the Bookmark (Charlottetown) $34.95

Listen to the Audiobook:

Clip 1: featuring the music of the Island Hymn and narration by Gracie Finley and Duncan McIntosh

featuring narration by Gracie Finley, Duncan McIntosh, and Wade MacLauchlan
featuring narration by Wade MacLauchlan and song by Premier Alex B. Campbell