The Spirit of Canada, a stunning anthology that celebrates our country_s life and times, is filled to the brim with stories, songs, poems, legends, and more. This remarkable collection is a must-have for every library. With one hundred and fifty illustrations by some of Canada_s most prestigious children_s book artists, The Spirit of Canada will prove to be a useful reference guide, as well as a keepsake for generations to come. Beginning with native creation myths, readers are introduced to a cross-section of Canadian history. Chapters include the discovery of the New World, early settlement, and Confederation, as well as legends, humour, and multiculturalism. The Spirit of Canada highlights classic pieces as well as hidden gems. Selections include: The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W. Service; In Flanders Fields by John McCrae; Canadian Railway Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot; The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier; This Was My Brother by Mona Gould; and I Am a Canadian #1 by Duke Redbird.
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Descrizione libro Stoddart Kids, Toronto, ON, Canada, 2001. Trade Paper. Condizione libro: New. 0773762000; New Book; Oversized book-May require extra for shipping; "More than one hundred selections are brought together with some 150 illustrations by 15 of Canada's most accomplished children's artists. Each selection in this book is enhanced by a cultural or historical note. Capsule biographies of the authors and illustrators, as well as a useful index, round off this essential collection. ". Codice libro della libreria 000468
Descrizione libro Fitzhenry and Whiteside. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0773762000 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.3174069
Descrizione libro Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2001. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0773762000