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Children’s books that celebrate Canada

Children’s Books That Celebrate Canada - Parents Canada

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!

Originally published in ParentsCanada magazine, Summer 2017.

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CARSON CROSSES CANADA

Written by Linda Bailey, Illustrated by Kass Reich, Tundra Books, $22Road trips 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!

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, $22On 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.

I AM CANADA: A CELEBRATION

Written by Heather Patterson, Illustrated by 13 of Canada’s finest illustrators, North Winds Press, $20Heather 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.
CARSON CROSSES CANADA
SAVING THUNDER THE GREAT: THE TRUE STORY OF A GERBIL’S RESCUE FROM THE FORT MCMURRAY WILDFIRE
I AM CANADA: A CELEBRATION

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