Rivers

A Visual History from River to Sea

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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.

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978-1-77657-216-8
$22.49
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
Copyright 2018
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Language English
Number of Pages 80
Publication Date 2018-10-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF025000, JNF038000, JNF052000
Dewey 551.48
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 10.7 x 14.5
Lexile 1040
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Foreword Reviews

“History, science, and geography meet the beauty and creativity of old-world cartography in this stunning visual display.”—starred, Foreword Reviews

Publishers Weekly

“The presentation is appropriately fluid, focusing . . . on the interconnectivity of the world’s bodies of water.”—Publishers Weekly

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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Rivers

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 →