WATER, RIVERS & COASTS
Learn about the journey of water with our River and Coast collection...
by Marc Martin
There is a river outside my window. Where will it take me? So begins an imaginary journey from the city to the sea. From factories to farmlands, freeways to forest, each new landscape is explored through stunning illustrations and poetic text.
The Rhythm of the Rain
Issac plays in his favourite pool on the mountainside. As rain starts to fall, he empties his little jar of water into the pool. Where will the water go now? Issac wonders. This breathtaking celebration of the water cycle captures the remarkable movement of water across the earth in all its majesty.
Town is by the Sea
A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather's grave after lunch and comes home to a cosy dinner with his family, but all the while his mind strays to his father digging for coal deep down under the sea.
Follow a little fish on her epic journey downriver as she travels out into the unknown. With stunning artwork from Hanako Clulow, a lyrical narrative and a magical 'swimming fish' on every page, this is a book to treasure and revisit time and again.
Who's Hiding on the River
There are lots of animals in the river. Where are they hiding and what are they doing? In this lift-the-flap book, children can pore over the beautiful collaged pages and explore under rocks, logs and lily-pads to find out lots of interesting facts.
by Edith Hooper
All rivers have a beginning... A lyrical, beautifully illustrated account of a river's journey from its source to the sea. Beautifully illustrated by Bee Willey, with a detailed spread at the end charting the key geographical stages of a river's journey.
The Great Big Water Cycle Adventure by Kay Barnham
Follow the journey of a young boy and girl as they float, splash and slide through the water cycle story. This beautifully illustrated book shows the incredible story of the water in all its forms, from grey storm clouds to rushing waterfalls, calm lakes and shining icy glaciers.