A hilarious book crammed with all the interesting details... the ones your teacher probably forgot to mention!
DID YOU KNOW THAT:
Louis Cyr, the strongest man in the world, wore his hair in ringlets.
Laura Secord never ever made chocolates; there was no cow, either.
Samuel de Champlain shot the Lachine Rapids in his underwear.
Madeleine de Verchères went a little overboard describing how she held off an Iroquois raid.
Simon Fraser found the Fraser River by accident.
WW I ace Billy Bishop shot down 72 enemy planes, but was terrified when he got the Victoria Cross.
Famous Dead Canadians is packed with offbeat illustrations, a Famous Portrait Gallery, and a dozen zany stories of famous (dead) folks who shaped Canada's history.