Simply put, this is a must-read for anyone who ever wondered about the origins of the Canadian national anthem. The gorgeous illustrations and sheet music make this book ideal for teachers who are looking for a lively way to teach Canadian history. "Our Song: The Story of 'O Canada, The Canadian National Anthem" lets young readers experience the 100-year evolution of the Canadian anthem from its composition in 1880 to the moment it was proclaimed the national anthem in 1980. Line by line in both official languages, "'O Canada" is brought to life by beautiful collage illustrations, and is accompanied by sheet music. This is the first book in the Lobster Press series, My Canada, a celebration of Canadian history designed for children.