The Kids Book of Canadian Geography

The Kids Book of Canadian Geography

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This installment in the critically acclaimed and bestselling Kids Book of... series is a landmark event in Canadian publishing. The Kids Book of Canadian Geography, the only trade book of its kind, is an indispensable resource. Writer and illustrator Briony Penn takes a fresh approach by showing how Canada's landscape, life forms, ecosystems and climate yield clues to help youngsters understand the ever-changing story of geography. What does a huge rock in the middle of a plain tell us? What makes spruce trees adapted to the north? What does the star-nosed mole tell us about woodlands? These and many other clues are explained to help youngsters ?decode? and understand their environments.

This book traces the continents' formation and explains how they arrived at their present state, touching on ancient landscapes, evolving climate, continent shaping and life on the land, including human settlement. Then, kids get a richly detailed and illustrated tour through the eight geographical regions of their country.
Audience: For ages 8-12
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2008
ISBN: 9781550748901
Branch Call Number: j917.1 PEN
Characteristics: 56 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 31 cm
Alternative Title: Canadian geography


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Oct 13, 2012

This is a simply and beautifully illustrated book focusing on the landscape of our country. While mentioning history and culture and animals of Canada, the book stays true to its focus of how Canada's land mass was formed and the various Canadian ecosystems such as the tundra, prairie, boreal forest, western cordillera, coastal rain forest and the Laurentian, Acadian and Carolinian Woodlands. Another great resource for those studying Canada.

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Oct 13, 2012

6semkereaders thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over


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