A fact-filled, colourful celebration of Earth's waterways. Discover religious celebrations, stunning waterfalls and weird wildlife, including hungry bears and giant salamanders, as you take a tour of Amazing Rivers.
Discover over 100 of the world's most incredible rivers in this fascinating title written by author and science journalist Sabrina Weiss and illustrated by Blue Peter prize-winner Kerry Hyndman. Amazing Rivers takes readers on a tour of the world's waterways, revealing the animals that call them home, the societies that rely on them and the environmental issues threatening them along the way. Other entries in the Our Amazing World series include Amazing Islands and Amazing Treasures.
Julie Vosburgh Agnone has had a long career in children’s publishing, starting at National Geographic. She served as executive editor for NG Kids magazine and vice president of operations for the Education and Children’s Media group. Agnone has authored, edited and managed print and digital magazines, books and educational products. Recently, she taught writing and editing courses as a visiting professional at Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. Amazing Rivers is her third children’s book.
When she's not careering down slopes on her snowboard, Kerry Hyndman works from her South London studio creating rich, textured maps and illustrations. Her affinity for making blocky, abstract shapes take on three dimensional life with skillful layering has earned her a formidable client list including Bloomsbury, Faber and The Wall Street Journal.
Julie Vosburgh Agnone has written a fact-filled, page turning book, one that has simply stunning visuals thanks to illustrator Kerry Hyndman … From its wonderful waterfalls to dangerous animals, magical underwater caves, riverine wonders, and traditions this book offers so much.
If you fancy a thrilling voyage down the world’s most extraordinary rivers, open the pages of this brilliant book and discover over one hundred stunning waterways! An exciting new addition to Amazing Islands and Amazing Treasures, this is the perfect book for fearless adventurers and young eco-warriors!
Lancashire Evening Post
A book to dip into and learn something every time.
Fantastic addition to this topic and will enchant readers. Factual blocks of text are accessible and beautifully brought to life by the incredible illustrations. Featuring diverse animals, environmental threats and plenty of wondrous life among the waterways, this is a joy! This series goes from strength to strength, from Amazing Treasures, Amazing Islands and now Rivers, with Amazing Animals coming in 2022.
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