Category Archives: Book on Nature

Now You Know Canada: 150 years of fascinating facts By Doug Lennox (22)

This is a fun book just in tine for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. The book is unique and its structure is as unique as its facts. I learned so much while reading this book in small portions. It can be … Continue reading

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Ontario’s Lost Canoe Routes by Kevin Callan (16)

This is a paddler’s guide to Canoe Routes in Ontario.  It is a paddler’s resource book that anyone who is interested in canoeing will want to read. There are many canoe routes.  But how many of them are less travelled?  Not … Continue reading

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Wild Berries by Julie Flett (15)

This is a wonderfully whimsical picture book for kids that will attract both the younger child and the older as well. Who doesn’t love blueberries?  Most of us love the taste of them and we love to hold them. But … Continue reading

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The Ontario Naturalized Garden by Lorraine Johnson (238)

Who decides which plants are weeks?  Why do North Americans insist on trying to grow a perfect lawn? How can planting wildflowers contribute to a healthier, global environment? The author provides insightful and thought-provoking answers to these and other questions … Continue reading

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Food Rules by Michael Pollan (235)

This is a definitely book on food wisdom. It is a book that you will read and re-read year after year. Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, this … Continue reading

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Fauna By Alissa York(71)

I have been reading quite a few Canadian books but I wasn’t on the internet much for the past few weeks.  So, I have a read a LOT. And now I will be posting a few reviews…LOL. The first book … Continue reading

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The Canadian Hiker’s and Backpacker’s Handbook (11)

This is a great book for summer hikers and campers. It is how-to guide for hitting the trails, coast to coast. In his latest handbook, this award-winning naturalist and bestselling author Benn Gadd offers up the best advice for more … Continue reading

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