Item description for Canada: The far Northern Frontier (Exploring Countries of the World) by Elizabeth Duthie...
From the snowy peaks of the Rockies to the vibrant French culture of Montreal to the urban sophistication of Toronto, this volume takes young readers on a lively journey through Canada. Hundreds of full-color photographs, supplemented by a concise, accessible text, provide a glimpse into the vast country to the north of the US. Readers come face-to-face with the moose and wolves who make this land their home. They meet the Inuit hunters of the Canadian Arctic and they see for themselves the challenges of Canadian inhabitants who have had to overcome icy, snowy, hostile conditions. And they experience, through the pages of this book, the many resources that have make Canada unique.
Elizabeth and Peter Duthie, both born in Saskatchewan, Canada, are experienced tourism journalists and have worked for several important magazines around the world. Professional and enthusiastic travelers, they have acquired a particular ethnic and cultural experience in Canada, their homeland.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.1" Width: 9.29" Height: 0.63" Weight: 2.16 lbs.
Release Date Jul 4, 2006
Publisher White Star
ISBN 8854401137 ISBN13 9788854401136
Reviews - What do customers think about Canada: The far Northern Frontier (Exploring Countries of the World)?
Spectacular Scenery Mar 17, 2008
This is a stunning pictorial containing over 100 pages of photos of the spectacular scenery of our northern neighbo(u)r.
The book begins with a brief introductory article about the Canadian landscape and the relationship of the Canadian people to it. The rest of the book is devoted to pictures, most with explanatory captions, of Canada. There are pictures of Canada's major cities and sporting events in addition to the awesome pictures of Canada's mountains, plains, tundra, forests, and coastline--there is even a picture of the famed aurora borealis.