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Children's Nonfiction General

The Big Book of Crazy Canadian Trivia

by (author) Pat Hancock

illustrated by Bill Dickson & Dimitri Kostic

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Feb 2014
General, General
Recommended Age
9 to 12
Recommended Grade
4 to 7
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2014
    List Price

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A colossal collection of the most entertaining, outrageous, and completely true facts about Canada

The biggest Crazy Canadian Trivia book ever, this chunky volume includes entries from all four Crazy Canadian Trivia books in one giant, fully updated compendium.

Prepare to impress your friends with knowledge about:

  • THE STRANGEST: an outhouse race, a dog with a university diploma, and a Mosquito Appreciation Day
  • THE BIGGEST: the largest ice cream sundae, the longest gum-wrapper chain, and the biggest monument to peace
  • THE BEST: the strongest man in the world, the oldest living person, the world Scrabble champion
  • THE ABSOLUTELY UNBELIEVABLE: the day Niagara Falls actually stopped falling
  • And many more fun and fascinating facts about Canada!

About the authors


Pat Hancock is the author of the four books in the popular Haunted Canada series and four books in the bestselling Crazy Canadian Trivia series, all published by Scholastic Canada. Pat brings boundless enthusiasm to her research and writing, and shares a reference-filled house with her husband in Toronto, Ontario.


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Editorial Reviews

Praise for Big Book of Crazy Canadian:

"Trivia fans will be able to either read the book or open it anywhere and peruse it at their leisure." —CM: Canadian Review of Materials

Other titles by Pat Hancock

Other titles by Bill Dickson