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Boyhood fishing trips gave David Suzuki an early appreciation for the natural world — but his childhood was far from idyllic. His family lost everything when the Canadian government’s racist measures forced them into a Japanese internment camp. But David went on to become a scientist and professor. As host of The Nature of Things with David Suzuki, he was among the first to raise the alarm on how human behaviour endangers life on Earth.

And to this day, David continues in the fight to save our planet.

The award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series highlights the lives of remarkable Canadians whose achievements have inspired and changed the lives of those who followed.

  • Hardcover, 32 Pages
  • Ages 6 to 10
  • Written by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by Mike Deas
  • ISBN 9781443182607