|Good Morning, Canada
Written & Illustrated by Andrea Lynn Beck
Send out a good morning to young Canadians from coast to coast in this companion to Goodnight, Canada!
As the pages turn on bright scenes and changing seasons across the country, rhyming text cheerily greets the sights and sounds of a Canadian morning.
From a pair of moose spied through an open tent flap at sunrise to a gaggle of Canada geese at a school bus stop, a morning game of shinny on an outdoor rink, and checking the sap buckets at a maple syrup farm, these inviting pages capture a familiar Canada that will delight young readers.
Adorable children and animals fill the pages, with scenes to pore over again and again. Each spread includes a dog, a stuffed teddy bear, and a Canadian flag for readers to find. A perfect companion to Goodnight, Canada!
"full of life and brings forward an intricate and detailed view of the experiences of each child across this vast country. The story also provides a reflection of our diverse population which can be seen in the child protagonists’ joyful faces. . . .a lively and colourful text . . . Young children will take delight in pointing out the Canadian details on each page."
Praise for Goodnight, Canada:
Quill & Quire
"A bedtime story, geography lesson, and puzzle book all in one . . . gentle and imaginative, [Goodnight, Canada] should be a hit among parents and young children, who will eagerly immerse themselves in this rich portrait of their native land."
"Young readers will enjoy the rhyming text and become absorbed in examining every detail of the rich illustrations that depict representative features of each province and territory."
CM: Canadian Review of Materials
"Goodnight, Canada is a soothing story that will both delight and calm children . . . [it] is a wonderful story to share with young children at bedtime and will likely become a favourite of children and parents alike."
"A loving homage to all the provinces and territories of Canada. Her marvelous illustrations give the simple tale both warmth and heart . . . [they] make the book come alive with the whimsical details that reflect each place he says goodnight to."