Canadian Explorers


These biographies easily interest young Canadians in stories of the past.

Take a journey across Canada and learn about the trials and tribulations our early explorers faced while discovering our country.

Includes the travels of Samuel de Champlain, Pierre de la Vendrye, Jacques Cartier, Samuel Hearne and David Thompson.

  • ISBN: 9780439961707
  • Author: Maxine Trottier
  • 48 pages
  • Ages: 6-9
SKU: 9780439961707 Category: Tags: ,


Meet five amazing adventurers and learn about their historic Canadian journeys. Meet five explorers whose travels opened up our country!

Packed full of illustrations and photographs, this book includes the biographies of Pierre de La Verendrye and Samuel Hearne, as well as Jacques 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.

Canadian Explorers includes a table of contents, historic photographs and full colour art, and is perfect for curriculum use.

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Weight 0.112 kg
Dimensions 23.0 × 15.2 × 0.4 cm
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