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  • Robots

    Robots

    Super Explorers brings you interesting facts and full-colour photos all about robots. There are about one million robots in the world. Some say that robots will be recognized as their own species b...

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  • Night Skies of Canada

    Night Skies of Canada

    Super Explorers take you up into the stars to see the wonders of the night sky above: • For the best night sky watching, leave the city and go into the countryside or wilderness • Jupiter has 69 ...

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  • Planets

    Planets

    Super Explorers take you deep into space to see the planets in our Solar System and beyond: • Our Solar System has 8 planets, 5 dwarf planets and many minor planets • Most planets have at least on...

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  • Space

    Space

    Super Explorers have special powers to take you into space to discover its amazing mysteries: • There are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on Earth! • On the moon, the great basketbal...

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  • 150 Years of Canada

    150 Years of Canada

    On Canada’s 150th birthday, we remember some of the most fascinating and important events and people in Canada’s history year by year: • On July 1, 1867, the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scoti...

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  • Planes

    Planes

    The Super Explorers want to show you the planes of the world, from biplanes and passenger jets to stealth aircraft and drones.  • The Wright Flyer was the first powered aircraft to fly • The Spiri...

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  • Ships & Boats

    Ships & Boats

    The Super Explorers want to show you the ships and boats of the world, from the smallest dinghy to the largest cruise ship:  • Barques were used 5000 years ago in Ancient Egypt, but they looked a ...

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  • Volcanoes

    Volcanoes

    Super Explorers take you close to a volcano to find out what happens when a volcano erupts: • Lava can flow as fast as a car on the highway or as slow as honey • A volcanic ash cloud can reach high...

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  • The Cowboy Way

    The Cowboy Way

    The Cowboy Way is a tribute to the classic image of the cowboy, old-time lore and its influence on popular culture: • Cowboys can trace their roots back to the Spanish vaquero traditions of Mexico ...

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  • Weird Edmonton

    Weird Edmonton

    You probably already know Edmonton as the Festival City, with close to 40 festivals held year round, and the City with the Largest Mall in North America (West Edmonton Mall), but did you know Alber...

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  • Weird Alberta Laws

    Weird Alberta Laws

    Since becoming a province in 1905, the Alberta government enacted many laws to match the wild spirit of the frontier. Later, the unique character of the people spawned many more. Read about some of...

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  • Canada Weird, Strange & True

    Canada Weird, Strange & True

    This book takes you deep inside the weirdest and most peculiar aspects of Canada: from a lighthouse in Saskatchewan to the Diefenbunker in Ottawa.

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  • Canada's Biggest, Smallest, Fastest, Strongest

    Canada's Biggest, Smallest, Fastest, Strongest

    Sometimes people think that Canada and Canadians are so nice that they are downright boring. This collection of amazing Canadian records and feats proves exactly the opposite: * In April 2009, 1150...

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  • Bugs vs Humans

    Bugs vs Humans

    Yikes! Spiders! Mites on my eyelashes? Some bugs are harmless, some are just gross and some are downright scary! * Human follicle mites live on the skin of our eyelashes, eyebrows and nose. * The i...

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  • Weird Canadian Traditions and Superstitions

    Weird Canadian Traditions and Superstitions

    Don't walk under ladders! Place a star on the top of your Christmas tree. Superstitions and traditions often govern how we participate in life. But what of the uniquely Canadian superstitions and t...

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  • Canadian Book of Birthdays

    Canadian Book of Birthdays

    Each of the 365 days of our Gregorian calendar is represented in this book with morsels of odd trivia, historical events, celebrity birthdays, weather anomalies and astrological information. With a...

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  • Weird Canadian Animals

    Weird Canadian Animals

    From strange behaviour to interesting prey-vs.-predator relationships to fantastical creatures, the animal world is full of fascinating facts about our furry, feathered and scaly friends: * The woo...

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  • Canadian Baby Names

    Canadian Baby Names

    Naming your child can be one of the biggest decisions of early parenting because whatever name you choose becomes the identity of your baby for life. With all the choices, it can be difficult to d...

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  • Weird Canadian Weather

    Weird Canadian Weather

    Don't like the weather; just wait five minutes. Real Canadian culture is complaining about the weather: * The ice storm of January 1998 in Eastern Canada caused power outages in Ontario and Quebec,...

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  • Gross and Disgusting Things about the Human Body

    Gross and Disgusting Things about the Human Body

    The human body may be a wonder of natural engineering but it also can be pretty gross and bad-smelling. In this fearless little book, find the answers to such profound questions as why are boogers ...

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  • Fakin' eh!

    Fakin' eh!

    A madcap guide to hiding out in Canada and passing oneself off as a local; the how-to book on quirky Canadian ways.

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  • Bathroom Book of Alberta History

    Bathroom Book of Alberta History

    Alberta is more than just black gold, wheat fields and stampedes--it has a fascinating, bizarre and amazing history: Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is named after a bra...

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  • Weird Alberta Places

    Weird Alberta Places

    Alberta is the land of big skies, big dreams and sometimes just plain big, weird things. For example, the province is home to the world's largest manmade waterfall, the world's largest beaver, a go...

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  • Weird Canadian Laws

    Weird Canadian Laws

    If you can imagine it, somewhere there's probably a law against it. Laugh out loud over some of Canada's strangest laws -- but not too loudly, or you might get a ticket: * Until 2002 in BC, you cou...

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  • Bathroom Book of Alberta Trivia

    Bathroom Book of Alberta Trivia

    Did you know Albertans surf the net more than any other people on the planet? Or that the honey capital of Canada is a small French community north of Edmonton? Or that Alberta women work outside t...

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  • Weird Food

    Weird Food

    Weird food contains the peculiar, exotic and occasionally questionable dinners and delicacies from around the world, such as cow lips and salted scorpion.

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