Canadian books, debunked stereotypes and summer boredom busters.
EXPLORE CANADA IN
THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME AS YOU FLIP THROUGH THESE BOOKS. WARNING: YOU’LL WANT TO TRAVEL WHEN YOU’RE DONE!
Roadtrips are always better with a friend. Carson the dog and his BFF Annie Magruder travel from Canada’s West Coast to the East Coast, experiencing everything Canada has to offer!
On May 3, 2016, the country witnessed a terrifying wildfire make its way through Fort McMurray, Alberta. Since then, courageous stories have come to light, including this true tale about a gerbil’s rescue, a caring community and a brave mom who faced the wildfire to save Thunder the Great. The bonus when you purchase this book? A portion from the sales will be donated to the Fort McMurray SPCA.
Heather Patterson’s simple, yet powerful, 1996 poem I Am Canada is paired with gorgeous artwork from 13 talented Canadian illustrators, such as Ruth Ohi, Danielle Daniel, Geneviève Côté, Cale Atkinson, Eva Campbell and more. Every page is a tribute to the great country in which we live. The variety of creative styles throughout are beautiful and diverse – just like Canada.
Saving Thunder the Great: the true story of a gerbil’s rescue from the Fort McMurray wildfire Written by Leanne Shirtliffe Illustrated by Georgia Graham Boulder Publications, $22
I Am Canada: A Celebration Written by Heather Patterson Illustrated by 13 of Canada’s finest illustrators North Winds Press, $20
Carson Crosses Canada Written by Linda Bailey Illustrated by Kass Reich Tundra Books, $22