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Kids Book of Canadian Prime Ministers, The

by Pat Hancock, illustrated by John Mantha

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published: Feb 2005
ISBN:9781553377405
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

In this title in the acclaimed Kids Book of series, meet the 21 prime ministers who have governed Canada since 1867. From Sir John A. Macdonald to Paul Martin, this book highlights the history of Canada with a focus on its government and the people who have led it. Kids will learn about each prime minister, their background, their family and their career milestones. Quick facts, quotes, surprising trivia and a historical timeline provide a comprehensive and interesting description of each prime minister's term in office and the mark they left on Canadian history.

About the Authors

Pat Hancock

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John Mantha has illustrated 14 previous books, including The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, which was nominated for a B.C. Book Prize. He lives in Toronto.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
8 to 12
Grade:
3 to 7
Awards
  • Winner, Our Choice - Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
Editorial Reviews

This attractive and informative book fills a real need. Entries for each of the 20 PMs, which range from two to five pages depending on their length of time in office, provide a good balance of serious social studies and lighter human detail, ... The book is skillfully designed to blend the formal with the casual, and to present solid information in an appealing, user-friendly format.

— Quill and Quire

The Kids Book of Canadian Prime Ministers bring the history of Canada's prime ministers and their families to life by relating them to the wider historical context in a colourful and meaningful way ...

— Canadian Children's Literature

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