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The Story of Canada

The Story of Canada

by Janet Lunn, Christopher Moore, illustrated by Alan Daniel

ISBN 9781443119542 Hardcover
344 Pages | Ages 9 to 14
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Learn the story of Canada in this beautiful new edition, fully updated!

Who better than award-winning writer Janet Lunn and historian Christopher Moore to tell our country’s story through rich narrative, recreations of daily life, folk tales and intriguing facts. Coupled with Alan Daniel’s evocative original paintings, as well as dozens of historical photographs, maps, paintings, documents and cartoons, The Story of Canada is as splendid to look at as it is fascinating to read. Includes new material to bring us to the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Praise for The Story of Canada:

• Winner, Mr. Christie Award,

• Winner, Children's Literature Roundtable Award

• Winner, IODE Toronto book prize

The Story of Canada is a book that every elementary and junior high teacher-librarian will want in his or her school's library collection because it serves to fill many current gaps and because the writing is so appropriate for its intended young audience.” —CM: Canadian Review of Materials


  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, 2017
  • Commended, CBC Children's Book Panel Recommendation, 2016
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year, 2016


Also by
Janet Lunn

  • Dear Canada: A Rebel's Daughter
  • Dear Canada: A Season for Miracles

Also by
Alan Daniel

  • Tell Me a Story: Aaron's Hair
  • Aaron's Hair
  • Get Out of Bed!
  • Much More Munsch!
  • Munsch More!

Contact Information

Maral Maclagan, Rights and Contracts Manager | 416-915-3524
604 King Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 1E1

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