The Fur Trader

The fur trader’s life was full of adventure and hard work.  He travelled to remote places to meet with Aboriginal Peoples and trade for furs.  Learn more about the adventures fur traders experienced in The Fur Trader, a book in the Early Canadians series.


Publisher: Weigl Educational Publishers, Ltd.

Publication Date: Fall 2013

Pages: 24

Age Range: 6-10 years


The Fur Trader is a beginning, nonfiction text that is suitable for students’ first foray into early Canadian history. It gives readers the reasons for the early origins of the fur trade and they learn that furs were bought from local Aboriginals. CM Magazine, March 14, 2014

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