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River Story
Author: Meredith Hooper

ISBN: 9781406361339
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1 May 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.7 x 23.4 x 0.3
Description:
A lyrical, beautifully illustrated account of a river's journey from its source to the sea.

"All rivers have a beginning..." This lyrical account of a river's journey from the mountains to the sea, which won the English Association's Non-Fiction Award. The river begins as a clear stream formed high in the mountains from melted snow. It slips over pebbles, skids round rocks and is fed by other streams, smaller and faster. Gradually, the river grows wider as it flows quietly past meadows, under bridges, through cities... until, finally, after sliding slowly through mudflats and marshes, fresh water meets salt water to become part of the sea. Beautifully illustrated by Bee Willey, with a detailed spread at the end charting the key geographical stages of a river's journey.

About the Author

Meredith Hooper has written over fifty books, on everything from pyramids to aeroplanes. This book is based partly on a river that flowed past her garden, and partly on rivers she has seen on her travels in many other parts of the world.

About the Illustrator

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