Curious Canadians

Curious Canadians

Book - 2002
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Brings over thirty illustrated stories of Canadians. Meet Don Starkell, who paddled his canoe from Winnipeg to Brazil, funeral director David Brown, who built his Kootenay lake home from scratch--using only embalming fluids; Tom Sukanen, shipbuilder of the Prairies; Chinese entrepreneur Sam Kee, who thumbed his nose at Vancouver authorities from the narrowest building in the world; Wild Bill Peyto, recluse Alberta adventurer; and a host of other people such as Bill Lishman, Wiarton Willie, Farini, Barry James, Grey Owl.
Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, c2002.
ISBN: 9781550414127
Characteristics: 252 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Liss, Ted


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bijx Nov 08, 2011

this is an amazing book. written by my teacher!!! mrs. liss

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