All Across CanadaBook - 2007
This husband-and-wife collaboration provides a tour of the Canadian provinces and territories. Wandering Wally, Hiking Holly and Ambling Andy trek across the various regions of Canada, meeting with friends and getting to know their country a little better. Readers will make some discoveries of their own, including that the highest population of elderly Canadians is in Saskatchewan, the world's largest rodeo is held in Alberta and that New Brunswick is the home of the world's longest covered bridge. For very brief introductions to the major natural formations and economic industries of Canada's provinces and territories, this is a good choice for younger readers. The mnemonic device of naming characters after the provincial capitals will help kids memorize them effortlessly. Combine this with the rhyming verses summarizing the important information, and Weisberg and Yoffe have created quite the learning tool: "On Vancouver Island there's a lovely coastal breeze. / Victoria dances round and round the old Red Cedar trees." The artwork mirrors the text, with maps showing the geography of each province and territory in Canada and their highlighted regions Helpful mnemonic devices and a simple presentation make learning about Canada a breeze. Library and School feedback for All Across Canada All Across Canada, I love it I am sure that it will be a hit with the children -Library, NB, Canada Received the book, thank you so much. What a delight Can't wait to show it to one of my trustees, who was a school librarian with a special interest in Canadian children's books. -Library, NY We have just recently received a copy of "All Across Canada" that was kindly donated by you. It is a wonderful book and I look forward to having our area young people discovering it. Thank you again for your kind donation -Library, WY If you have contact with the author, please tell her that All Across Canada is a great book to use with ESL or TESOL students. Library System, AB, Canada Thank you so much for the donation of the Across Canada book for our Children s Department. I gave it to our Children s Librarian and she was very impressed with it. She thought it was a beautiful book with great information. Thank you for thinking of us again. We will put it in circulation for our patrons to access as soon as possible. Library, IN We have received your beautiful book. Children are sure to enjoy it and find it an interesting way to learn about Canadian geography. Have a blessed day -Library, VT We received your beautiful books and I am very pleased and impressed. I think they will make wonderful additions to our collection. Thanks for adding "All Across Canada." Children need to know more about our northern neighbor and I think we are remiss in focusing on this great sister country. Please feel free to contact me if I or the library can be of assistance in the future in any of your endeavors. Library, PA We would love to have this book. We have enjoyed All Across Canada very much It is amazing how little we know of our neighbor to the north. Thanks again for your generosity. Library, GA If you are donating "All Across China" I would be very glad to get one for our library. We recieved "All Across Canada" and the two people who came to our library looking for very simple geography books were delighted by it. Good job. Library, SK, Canada Just wanted to let you know that I have received all the copies for both of my schools this time. Thank you very much for your complimentary copies. They are wonderful books, and I am sure they will be used and enjoyed by many of our teachers and students. Elementary School, ON, Canada thank you for thinking of us once again. The teachers where excited to receive All Across Canada Books I am sure this one is just as great. You have the right address Thanks Again "
Publisher: United Kingdom : Chipmunkapublishing, 2007
Branch Call Number: EASY 971 WEI 2007
Characteristics: np illus