Finally, The Premier Children S Resource On Canada Is Available In A Fully Revised Paperback Edition Bringing Up To Date This Bestselling Treasury Of Information That Has Long Been An Essential Book For Schools, Libraries And Homes From Coast To Coast Ten Years After Its Debut, This Title In The Acclaimed Kids Book Of Series Is Than Ever An Indispensable Tool For Researching School Projects Or A Conversation Piece For Sharing Canadian Facts With Friends And Family Bursting With Rich And Detailed Illustrations, This Book Is As Far Ranging, Fascinating And Full Of Surprises As The Country It DescribesInside You Ll Find Colorful Maps Of The Provinces And Territories Showing Major Cities, Rivers, Mountains And Points Of Interest The Provincial And Territorial Coat Of Arms, Flowers, Birds And Trees Details Of Famous Canadians And Important Events, Plus A Time Line To Guide You Through Each Province S And Territory S History Current Information On Canada S Growing Industries And Evolving Environmental Challenges Updated References To The Aboriginal Peoples In Canada This picture book provides an overview of the geography and history of Canada and each of the provinces and territories The book was published before the Northwest Territories were split into 2, but the plan for this was in place, so it is mentioned in the section on the territory I liked the format of the book which was appealing to look at and had a consistent format, including a map at the top of each geography page with the area being discussed colored red so you could see where it fit into the country The overall impression I got from the book is that Canada is a vast wilderness with lots of animals in it There was some information, but very little, about Canada s cities or it s non indigenous people There were several athletes esp hockey players and some women politicians mentioned Overall I thought this book was good as an overview of the geography of Canada, and was very well illustrated , but was weak as a historical overview.
Inspired by her own early fascination with historical tales, author Barbara Greenwood specializes in writing historical fiction and biographies for children and young people When she was young she couldn t find novels about Canada s past Now she immerses herself in the subject reading old diaries, journals, and letters, visiting museums, doing in depth research at libraries, visiting the areas
- 60 pages
- The Kids Book of Canada
- Barbara Greenwood
- 06 September 2017 Barbara Greenwood