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Book Title: Wow Canada!: Exploring This Land from Coast to Coast to Coast|
The author of the book: Vivien Bowers
Date of issue: February 29th 2000
ISBN 13: 9781895688948
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 4.23 MB
Edition: Owl Books
Read full description of the books Wow Canada!: Exploring This Land from Coast to Coast to Coast:What could be more fun than a cross-country car trip with your parents and your younger sister? Twelve-year-old Guy can think of lots of things, but even he's won over with this adventure. His family's surprise-filled travels take them from one end of Canada to the other, even up to Nunavut, the newest territory. Curious but cool, Guy is the perfect narrator on this national odyssey. Honest, and often downright hilarious, his wry backseat observations, as well as those of his younger sister, Rachel, will be a hit with young readers. Their engaging tales will make this one car trip that anyone would want to take!
This rollicking, informative and absorbing discovery of Canada's many splendors is a refreshing celebration of the country. Author Vivien Bowers has a keen sense of what appeals to young readers, and she turns up new information that captures the spirit of the many regions that make up Canada.
Guaranteed to delight and inform, Wow Canada! is filled with: amazing Canadian facts Canada's historical wonders wacky postcards from Canada's odd corners cartoon adventures of Bucko Beaver photos and illustrations of Canada's most famous sights...and some hidden gems!
The 3-D scrapbook-style design, bright artwork and stunning photographs complement the fast pace and refreshing style of this bountiful book. Humorous sidebars appear throughout, such as "Food I Was Introduced to for My Own Good" and "Exceedingly Weird bits of Canadian Trivia." "According to Mom" explains the natural history of Canada, while Dad's scientific knowledge is imparted in "According to Dad." Each chapter concludes with a list of even more "Places to Go" and "Things We'll Do Next Time," and provides readers with the best provincial Websites on the Net. Gorgeous, panoramic artscapes by Dan Hobbs open each chapter as the intrepid family makes their way across each province and territory.
Read information about the authorVivien Bowers was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1951, the second of four children. She received a B.A. in English (honours) from the University of British Columbia followed by a teaching certificate, and was a grade 5 teacher for several years in Nelson, BC. Vivien has been a freelance writer for more than twenty-five years, writing elementary and secondary school materials, as well as non-fiction books and magazine articles for both adults and children. She has been invited to do presentations on her children's books in hundreds of schools and libraries across the country. Bowers has two sons, now grown up, and lives at the base of the mountains outside of Nelson, BC. She loves to escape into the wilderness to ski, hike or canoe.
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