Olympic Torch is part of the Weigl Educational Publishers Canadian Icons series and is suitable for grades 1 to 3.
Along with the famous colourful Olympic Rings, the Olympic Flame and torch are the greatest symbol of the Olympics. The burning flame represents peace, hope and equality for the whole world. So far, the Olympic Games have been held in Canada three times, in 1976, 1988 and 2010.
The Canadian Icons series explores the various symbols that have shaped the nation's identity. This book looks at the history of the Olympic Torch and its role in Canada.