Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 3 to 7
- Grade: p to 2
Send out a good morning to young Canadians from coast to coast in this companion to Goodnight, Canada!
As the pages turn on bright scenes and changing seasons across the country, rhyming text cheerily greets the sights and sounds of a Canadian morning.
From a pair of moose spied through an open tent flap at sunrise to a gaggle of Canada geese at a school bus stop, a morning game of shinny on an outdoor rink, and checking the sap buckets at a maple syrup farm, these inviting pages capture a familiar Canada that will delight young readers.
Adorable children and animals fill the pages, with scenes to pore over again and again. Each spread includes a dog, a stuffed teddy bear, and a Canadian flag for readers to find. A perfect companion to Goodnight, Canada!
About the author
Andrea Lynn Beck
a publié plus de dix-huit albums illustrés, y compris le livre à succèsBonne nuit, Canada! Elle est la créatrice de la série Elliot Moose et du livre Pierre Le Poof. Ce dernier a été
finaliste pour le prix Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon en 2012. L'album Bonjour, Canada! a également été finaliste pour le même prix, en
2013. Andrea est née à Montréal et habite maintenant à Unionville, en
ANDREA LYNN BECK has published eighteen picture books, including the bestselling Goodnight, Canada and Good Morning, Canada. She is the creator of the Elliot Moose series and the Pierre le Poof series. Andrea was shortlisted for an Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for Illustration in 2012 for Pierre le Poof, and in 2013 for Goodnight, Canada. She has also illustrated Buttercup's Lovely Day, which was nominated for a Blue Spruce Award in 2009. Visit her online at www.andreabeck.com.
- Commended, TD Grade One Giveaway Book
- Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre
Praise for Goodnight, Canada:
"A bedtime story, geography lesson, and puzzle book all in one . . . gentle and imaginative, [Goodnight, Canada] should be a hit among parents and young children, who will eagerly immerse themselves in this rich portrait of their native land." —Quill & Quire
"Young readers will enjoy the rhyming text and become absorbed in examining every detail of the rich illustrations that depict representative features of each province and territory." —CBC Parents
"Goodnight, Canada is a soothing story that will both delight and calm children . . . [it] is a wonderful story to share with young children at bedtime and will likely become a favourite of children and parents alike." —CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"A loving homage to all the provinces and territories of Canada. Her marvelous illustrations give the simple tale both warmth and heart . . . [they] make the book come alive with the whimsical details that reflect each place he says goodnight to." —Resource Links