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Finally, we get a book all to ourselves
on September 16, 2010
Most of the people looking at this book are likely looking at it because they're already familiar with bathroom readers. My dad LOVES them...we have a collection of 20 or 30 of them. As such, anyone reading this review probably already knows what kind of content any bathroom reader will have. Anecdotes about history, politics, 'dumb crooks', the creation of Play-Doh and so on, presented in a fun way. (My favourite part, honestly, is usually the single line of trivia at the bottom edge of each page, such as 'Aspirin is 40 times more effective if taken with a cup of hot chocolate'.)
The only thing that sets THIS book apart as different from other bathroom readers is that every story or bit of trivia is somehow related to Canada, because the *idea* of the book is the same as all the previous books. Canadian celebrities, politicians, historical figures...Canadian inventions, Canadian trivia...everything in this book is about Canada. Even those bits of trivia at the bottom of each page are all facts about Canada or its people. (For some reason I thought those bits might just be random even in a themed book. Should have known better!)
I find all of the bathroom readers fun, but that's what makes this book more fun for me than any of the previous ones. My dad and sister really like it, too. It's just better when it's about your own home, I guess. :) If this review leaves you with any questions about the book's contents, by all means, contact me and ask.