Meet Samuel de Champlain, explorer. The story of his exploration of the unknown lands of New France and his many adventures there is told in level-appropriate language and detailed illustrations in this Level 3 first reader.
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.
Samuel de Champlain (1580-1635) is known today as the “Father of New France.” Among his notable accomplishments was the founding of Quebec City. Coloured illustrations and quick facts about the French explorer are included.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.