Fearless adventurers, set sail on a fascinating voyage down the world's most extraordinary rivers
Discover over 100 of the world's most incredible rivers in this fascinating title by Julie Vosburgh Agnone and illustrated by 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.
Learn about incredible wildlife, from brown bears catching salmon that swim upstream to anacondas large enough to eat a pig. Explore astounding natural wonders, from a boiling river so hot you can cook an egg in it to a multicoloured river that flows like a liquid rainbow. And discover awesome river traditions, from ritual baths to rubber duck racing to barefoot waterskiing
A fact-filled celebration of some of the most AMAZING rivers on EARTH
Other titles in the Our Amazing World series include:
- Amazing Islands
- Amazing Treasures
About the Author
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 skilful layering has earned her a formidable client list including Bloomsbury, Faber and The Wall Street Journal.