The Mounties (Discovering Canada)
Written by Robert Livesey and illustrated by A.G. Smith.
Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd., 2008.
|The scarlet tunic of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is
recognized throughout the world. It's been worn since 1873 when Prime Minister
John A. Macdonald created the original force-the North-West Mounted Police-to
round up horse thieves and whiskey smugglers on the Prairies.
The Mounties presents the amazing stories of such larger-than-life figures as:
Robert Livesey's engaging text and A.G. Smith's detailed pen-and-ink illustrations, as well as many hands-on activities, encourage kids to discover the fascinating and colourful history of Canadas Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Includes index.
Suitable for ages 8+ (Grades 3 and up).
Also from the Discovering Canada series:
The Great War
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