10 Kids' Books to Celebrate Canada




This year, Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary of Confederation. Celebrations will abound and one way to get kids ready is to brush up on Canada with the help of some great books. You and your kids can catch up on Canadian facts and history as the country gets ready to mark its anniversary of Confederation on July 1. 

10 kids' books that celebrate Canada....

My Canada: An Illustrated Atlas
$18.99
This picture book atlas of Canada is a whimsical, informative introduction to our country from sea to sea to sea. Each province and territory is featured on its own spread, with icons and labels indicating the capital city, other major cities, key lakes and rivers, iconic landmarks, animals, and plants, significant national and provincial parks, and more. 

Carson Crosses Canada
$19.99
Feisty Annie Magruder and her dog, Carson, live in British Columbia, Canada, and they're setting out to visit her sister, Elsie, in Newfoundland. In their little rattlebang car, packed with Carson's favorite toy, Squeaky Chicken, and plenty of baloney sandwiches, Annie and Carson hit the road! They travel province by province, taking in each unique landscape and experiencing something special to that particular part of this vast, grand country.

I Am Canada: A Celebration
$18.99
A beautiful picture book featuring artwork by Canada's finest illustrators - a true-north tribute to our nation and its children, from coast to coast to coast!

Do Beavers Eat Poutine?: Cool Canadian Quizzes
$5.99
How well do you know Canada? Are you an expert on all things Canuck, or do you need to brush up on your basics? Test your knowledge and find out: In what province will you find the largest snake dens in the World? Where in Canada will you find a UFO landing pad? How many official languages are spoken in Canada - by Canada Geese? In this 100-percent-True-North-strong-and-free quiz-opedia, you'll find out how you rate when it comes to Canadian trivia. You'll also find dozens of facts, jokes and puzzles that celebrate the splendour of our nation - in totally cool Canadian style, of course.

ABC of canada
$7.99
From Arctic to Zamboni, kids can follow the alphabet on a colorful tour across Canada. On their journey, they'll visit Canadian landmarks, including Jasper National Park and Peggy's Cove. They'll also meet friendly characters enjoying Canadian pastimes, such as riding in the Calgary Stampede, playing hockey and watching the Northern Lights. Vivid illustrations and simple language guarantee that even the youngest traveler will enjoy this trip!

Canada 123
$7.99
See and count the sights on a colorful tour of Canada from coast to coast. Bold landscapes and an adorable cast of characters are sure to have kids making the trip from one to ten and back again!

Canada in Colours
$7.99
Popular artist Per-Henrik Gürth showcases Canada's diverse landscapes in his third Canadian-themed concept book for the young. As in the earlier bestsellers ABC of Canada and Canada 123, the book encompasses all major regions of Canada. This time, Per-Henrik takes children on a countrywide exploration in brilliant color.

Canadian Geographic Canada For Kids: 1000 Awesome Facts
$17.99
In this patriotic celebration of Canada's superlatives, complete with 300 color photographs, kids are presented with thousands of unique facts, figures and feats that make the country unique. Canadian Geographic Canada for Kids offers a truly different look at the country and features facts and figures for each province and territory within its borders.

Canada Year By Year
$20.00
Award-winning author Elizabeth MacLeod's year-by-year tour of Canada's fascinating history highlights a single milestone for every year from the country's founding in 1867 up to its 150th anniversary in 2017. Divided into ten distinct eras, coverage ranges from politics, sports, business and arts and culture, and includes significant events both at home and in world affairs. 

Goodnight, Canada
$15.99
A bedtime book that opens children's minds to the wonders of the world around them.
Award-winning Canadian author and illustrator Andrea Beck has created a unique gift for parents as they wind their little ones down for bedtime. Goodnight, Canada inspires a sense of community, as a child who lives in Newfoundland lies in bed wondering about other children in his country and the world at large. He quietly bids a goodnight to them all, and to Canada itself, province by province, territory by territory.

Books are available at all major bookstores as well as Chapters-Indigo online.

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