The Kids Book of Canadian Exploration
Written by Ann-Maureen Owens and Jane Yealland, and illustrated by John Mantha.
Published by Kids Can Press Ltd., 2004.
|From Native peoples in search of new hunting grounds to European
fishermen out for bigger catches, explorers were drawn to Canada for many
reasons. They discovered a vast and mysterious land that took hundreds of years
to explore and map. But the story of Canadian exploration doesn't end there.
With no new lands left to discover, present-day explorers focus on outer space,
the ocean and the preservation of Earth's changing ecosystems. In this
informative overview, kids will learn about the people, places and discoveries
that have shaped our country. Featuring fact boxes, mini-profiles, maps, a
timeline and more, this book offers an engaging look at Canada's
In The Kids Book of Canadian Exploration, you'll read about:
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