Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
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 is the author of the four books in the popular Haunted Canada series and four books in the bestselling Crazy Canadian Trivia series, all published by Scholastic Canada. Pat brings boundless enthusiasm to her research and writing, and shares a reference-filled house with her husband in Toronto, Ontario.
John Mantha is a Toronto-based artist and illustrator. Born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, he graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art. John is the illustrator of twenty-six books including The Kids Book of Canada's Railway and The Kids Book of Canadian Exploration.
- Winner, Our Choice - Starred Selection, Canadian Children's Book Centre
- Short-listed, Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association
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
Other titles by Pat Hancock
Haunted Canada The First Terrifying Collection
Haunted Canada: Ghost Stories
The Big Book of Crazy Canadian Trivia
Haunted Canada Ghost Stories
Crazy Canadian Trivia
Crazy Canadian Trivia 4
Haunted Canada 3
More True Ghost Stories
Haunted Canada 2: True Tales of Terror
True Tales of Terror
Haunted Canada: True Ghost Stories
Penguin Book of Canadian Biography for Young Readers 1867 - 1967
Other titles by John Mantha
The Old Ways
Kids Book of World Religions, The
Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, The
Kids Book of Canadian History, The
Samuel de Champlain
Kids Book of Canada's Railway, The
and How the CPR Was Built