7 in stock
by Maxine Trottier and Tony Meers
Meet five explorers whose travels opened up our country! Packed full of illustrations and photographs, this book includes short biographies of Pierre de la Verdenrye and Samuel Hearne, as well as Jacque Cartier, who gave Canada its name: Samuel de Champlain, the founder of Quebec; and David Thompson, the man who mapped close to four million square kilometres of Canada and is still considered one of the world's greatest geographers.
Ages 10 and up.