A Visual History from River to Sea
This breathtaking journey along the most important rivers in the world takes us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the Waikato.
Our seas and rivers tell a compelling story about our planet. Through tracking the life source of people, animals and the land itself, Peter Goes brings alive our history and our lives today. Each illustration includes major events and historical figures connected with its river, but also favorite stories and icons. This absorbing, playful book shows who we are, how we live and the myths we weave around our people and places.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Picture Books, Social Studies|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature|
|Number of Pages||80|
Author, Illustrator: Peter Goes
Peter Goes lives in Belgium where he works as a freelance illustrator. He has also worked as a stage manager and studied animation at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) in Ghent, Belgium.
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This breathtaking journey along the most important rivers in the world takes us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the Waikato. Our seas and rivers tell a compelling story about our planet. Through tracking the life source of… View available downloads →
“History, science, and geography meet the beauty and creativity of old-world cartography in this stunning visual display.”—starred, Foreword Reviews
“The presentation is appropriately fluid, focusing . . . on the interconnectivity of the world’s bodies of water.”—Publishers Weekly