Publisher:Dundurn Press, 2013Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Contributor: Kaplansky, JonathanDate:Created2013Summary:
Presenting six titles in the Quest Biography series that profiles prominent figures in Canada’s history. Canada is a vast land with many remote regions to be explored. Among the intrepid explorers who travelled the wilderness and mapped Canada’s geography are: the French founder of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain; surveyor David Thompson; doomed seeker of the Northwest Passage Sir John Franklin; Arctic explorer Vilhjamur Stefansson; legendary Upper Canada governor Sir George Simpson and mountaineer Phyllis Munday. Their stories are detailed in these entertaining and informative biographies. Includes:Samuel de ChamplainVilhjalmur StefanssonDavid ThompsonVilhjamur StefanssonGeorge SimpsonPhyllis MundaySubject(s): Canada | Champlain, Samuel de, 1574-1635 | Simpson, George, Sir, 1786 or 1787-1860 | Franklin, John, 1786-1847 | Thompson, David, 1770-1857 | Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 | Munday, PhyllisOriginal Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn PressLanguage(s): EnglishISBN: 9781459724730