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The Kids Book of Canada

Barbara Greenwood


"This bestselling treasury of information about Canada has long been essential resource in schools, libraries and homes across Canada."

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The Kids Book of Canada written by Barbara Greenwood and illustrated by Jock MacRae


Toronto-born author Barbara Greenwood, renowned for her passion for Canadian heritage, has a notable literary legacy. Prior to embracing her career as a full-time writer, she imparted knowledge in elementary classrooms. Barbara achieved her B.A. from the University of Toronto. Remarkably, she balanced her writing pursuits while raising four children, a testament to her dedication.

Her creation, “The Kids Book of Canada,” has emerged as a great resource for numerous school projects. The book’s engaging content offers young readers an immersive journey through Canada’s rich history and cultural and geographical wonders.

Featuring the illustrations of Jock MacRae, the book has an array of beautiful pictures. Maps, enlightening fact boxes, meticulously crafted timelines, and pivotal historical events are thoughtfully interwoven, enriching the reader’s understanding of Canada’s narrative. “The Kids Book of Canada” is artistic and educational, a tribute to Barbara Greenwood’s love for her country and her unwavering commitment to nurturing young minds’ appreciation for its vibrant heritage.


More details:


  • Language: English
  • Illustrator: Jock MacRae
  • Recommended reading age: 8-12 years (grade level 3-7)
  • Publisher: Kids Can Press
  • Publication date: 2007
  • ISBN-10: 1554532264
  • ISBN-13: 978-1554532261


You can learn more Barbara Greenwood on her website.


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