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Canadian Railroad Trilogy

Canadian Railroad Trilogy

Groundwood Books

Author: Gordon Lightfoot

The author is Gordon Lightfoot and it was published around December of 2010 by Groundwood Books. The book has 56 pages. The book is 0.65"H x 12.44"L x 9.66"W. It weighs something like 1.64 lbs. Even though reading is a thing which everyone of almost any age will enjoy, you will discover certainly lots of ways in which you may make the thrill significantly better. Some people proclaim they don't have enough time to read, nevertheless reading is yet another effective utilization of time, especially with the proper children's book. View these tips and you should really like reading a lot more.

This lavishly illustrated book brings Gordon Lightfoot's heart-stirring song to readers young and old. The book includes Gordon Lightfoot's music and lyrics, a brief history of the railroad and notes on the illustrations. Award-winning illustrator Ian Wallace brings the song to visual life with his sweeping landscapes and evocative portrayals of the individuals who lived the generating of the railroad. Commissioned by the CBC in 1967 to mark Canada's centennial year it eloquently describes the construction of the transcontinental railway — “ an iron road runnin' from the sea for the sea” — a great feat of nation constructing that changed Canada forever.


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