Meet some of the brave men and women who first settled the New World and helped found the colony of New France - Cartier, Marie La Tour, La Salle and Madeleine de Vercheres.
Find out how they worked, dressed, ate and survived in their adopted land. Read about the King's Daughters, who came over from Europe on Bride's Ships, and about the powerful seigneurs, who ruled vast domains along the St. Lawrence River.
|Publisher:||Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited|
|Series:||Discovering Canada Series|
|Product dimensions:||8.33(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.04(d)|
|Age Range:||10 - 13 Years|
About the Author
Robert Livesey taught in Ontario secondary schools for 12 years and was a professor of communications in the School of Arts and Animation at Sheridan College for 24 years. He is president of CEO of Little Brick Schoolhouse Inc., which produces textbooks and Canadian history video kits.
A.G. Smith taught printmaking and drawing at Morehead State University in Kentucky and at the University of Windsor. Since 1981, he has worked as an illustrator and paper engineer on more than 100 book projects, including social studies and history books for children and cut-and assemble and coloring books. He is the author/illustrator of What Time Is It? and Where Am I? His art has been exhibited at galleries in Canada and the U.S. A.G. Smith lives in Windsor and Nobel, Ontario.