An ABC Of Ottawa
Canada's first ABC book featuring Ottawa's well-loved sites. For young readers, families and visitors. An education guide is available to help plan visits and activities.
A is for Astrolabe. It helped Samuel de Champlain find his way to Ottawa.... (Illustrated by Julie Mason's photograph of the statue of Champlain on Nepean Point, Ottawa, with the explanation: "Astrolabe: A very old tool used by explorers to guide their travels.")
D is for Dinosaur. Those critters were mighty big! (Illustrated by Don McGregor's photograph of two dinosaurs from the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa.)
U is for Umbrella. You can use it rain or shine." (Illustrated by the photograph "Crossing the 0 Train bridge, Dow's Lake", by Julie Mason)