What does it mean to fail? To some of the most successful Canadians, it was a rite of passage, a stepping stone to greater things, or even a brilliant source of inspiration. Olympic golds, successful businesses, pioneering medical advances — all came about after a series of missteps and countless attempts.
By: David Johnston & Tom JenkinsTo celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, former Governor General David Johnston and Tom Jenkins have crafted a richly illustrated volume of brilliant Canadian innovations whose widespread adoption has made the world a better place.
Museum Signature Collection. The Museum is proud to offer their first volume of carefully chosen images. Aircrafts including Lancaster, Beaver and Mosquitos are some of the few images captured in this 30 page postcard book.
The road has been washed out by rain at Farmer Fowler's farm and Grady Grader is convinced that he can repair it all by himself. He quickly learns that teamwork is they key to getting the job done. Read all about it in this John Deere storybook for little folks. Ages 18 month +
A tradition initiated in 1965 by Johnny May, a well known local pilot, the Candy Drop is something that the residents of Kuujjuaq look forward to each year during the Holidays.Produced by the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Ottawa. Illustrated by François Gauvreau.
Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield and brought to life by Terry and Eric Fan's lush, evocative illustrations, The Darkest Dark will encourage readers to dream the impossible. Fiction. Hardcover. Age range: 3-7 years.
A tribute to the Canadian Pacific Railway featuring the work of North America's top rail photographers -- photography and essays cover the entire CPR system and capture the drama and pleasure of another era.
Hardcover. Hugman is excited to go to school - but he is worried about getting up in front of the classroom for show-and-tell. In this back-to-school adventure Hugman overcomes shyness with the help of some new friends, creativity and collaboration.
HUGMAN AND THE ANIMALS is by acclaimed LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya and tells a story about where in the world animals come from, and highlights the importance of gratitude and self acceptance. Language: English
Hardcover. Hugman is made of toy bricks. Hugman likes to hug. Hugman hugs table legs, sign posts, bicycle racks, trees, fence posts and anything it can get its arms around. THE ADVENTURES OF HUGMAN is the heartwarming debut picture book from acclaimed LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya and tells the story of Hugman's adventures.
Author John Mills tells the story of the Niagara, St. Catharines, & Toronto Railway from its inception as a horsecar line in 1874, with details on where the routes ran, maps of the line, stations, and connections with the many major railways that served the Niagara Peninsula.
A fully illustrated, stylish look back at the story behind a Canadian design icon. For a decade, in the 1960s, Clairtone Sound Corporation captured the spirit of the times: sophisticated, cosmopolitan, liberated. From its modern oiled-walnut and teak stereos to its minimalist logos and promotional materials, Clairtone produced a powerful and enduring body...