Salmon Forest! Kate goes with her father, a fish biologist, to the river where he works — a river in the Pacific rain forest — the “salmon forest”. Together they watch the sockeye salmon returning to the river to spawn, and witness a bear scooping up a salmon. Next, Kate and her dad run into a Native boy named Brett and his family fishing. David Suzuki and Sarah Ellis’s charming and informative text and Sheena Lott’s watercolors magically evoke the spirit of the West Coast rain forest.
25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit! #Canada’s 150th birthday is the perfect opportunity to start exploring this country with your kids while finally experiencing the spectacular #CanadianDestinations you’ve been dreaming about. Planning a family getaway can be overwhelming, but award-winning freelance #travelwriter and blogger Jody Robbins puts you on the right path with savvy suggestions for families who are keen to #ExploreCanada with their little loved ones.
Aliens Among Us! Would you be surprised if you came face to face with a Drumming Katydid, Red-eared Slider or Brown Bullhead? Would you know what to do if #Dalmatian Toadflax or Giant Hogweed landed in your neighbourhood? Alex Van Tol can help. In #Aliens Among Us, she identifies more than 50 species of #animals and #plants that have invaded #BritishColumbia.
Digging Canadian Dinosaurs! Many of the most amazing dinosaurs on earth lived in what is now Canada. Nova Scotia claims some of the oldest dinosaur bones. Dinosaur footprints have been found in the Rocky Mountains, Tyrannosaurus rex bones have been found in Saskatchewan, and Alberta is a gold mine for fossils with over 35 species alone in Dinosaur Provincial Park. Digging Canadian Dinosaurs investigates the diverse species of dinosaurs that lived in prehistoric Canada.
Scholastic Children’s Atlas of Canada! My home, my province, my country — Canada! Detailed maps introduce young children to the geography, history and culture of Canada. Revised and updated.This bright and colourful beginner's atlas presents both a topographical map and a political map of each Canadian province and territory. The attractive spreads include informative text, photographs and illustrations of interest to children.
The #Hockey Song! As Stompin’ Tom Connors sings, “It’s the good old hockey game, the best game you can name.” And in this charmingly illustrated book for all ages, the classic song played at hockey games around the world is imagined as a shinny game on an outdoor rink in the middle of the city that starts with two players and soon grows to include the whole community. “The puck is in! The hometown wins! The good ol’ hockey game.”
Discovering Words! Neepin Auger's books for children contain original, brightly coloured images and early education level concepts familiar to everyone. Playful and bold, this dynamic series will educate and entertain #preschoolers, parents, and teachers alike. In addition to the English words presented, the French and Cree equivalents are also given, making these some of the most dynamic and useful #boardbooks on the market, perfectly suitable for the classroom, library, and nursery.
The Legend of the Fog by Qaunaq Mikkigak MIK When a lone hunter named Qaunngauvaniq takes a walk on the Arctic tundra in the spring, he meets one of the tundara's more fearsome inhabitants - a deadly tuurngaq.