A is for Alberta

By: Mindy Johnstone
ISBN: 9781926983554
Publication date: October 2022
Hardcover | 32 pages | 8.5 x 8.5 inches


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Discover the special places of this western province in this colourful rhyming Alberta alphabet book by local artist, Mindy Johnstone.

The vibrant scenes in this alphabet book are original acrylic paintings highlighting the diverse landscape and activities of Alberta—a rhyming journey from A to Z that visits city festivals, ancient badlands, the northern lights, and snowcapped peaks. Parents, teachers, and gift-givers will find that this is the perfect book for children to appreciate the wonders of Alberta.

Book details:

  • Ideal for children ages 0-5
  • Durable hardcover
  • Teaches children about animals, words, and rhymes in an entertaining way
  • Includes cowboys, dinosaurs, fossils, mountains, and owls
  • Colourful original illustrations engage children and keep them interested
  • The final pages describe 26 fun facts about Alberta
  • Great for reading one-on-one, in a group setting, or as a bedtime story
  • Perfect as a gift for new mother, baby showers, birthdays, Christmas, or any occasion.


From her home in Banff, Alberta, Mindy Johnstone enjoys capturing moments in nature by painting bright and whimsical images. Spending time outdoors exploring the province with family and friends is her greatest source of inspiration. Her most quality time is spent laughing, playing and embarking on adventures with her teenage daughter Charly, her husband Dave, and Happy the dog.