Find out about rivers. Everyone needs the things Earth can give us - such as air, water, shelter, food and energy. But we must learn to use these carefully, without harming the world around us. Our Earth is in danger - and we must make it safe for the future. This book tells you about the physical features of rivers; the people that live and work beside them; river transport; animals that live in or near rivers; and ways that rivers are becoming polluted. Activity panels encourage children to get involved hands-on in finding out more information. Case studies provide essential real-life examples.
The author, Polly Goodman, has written and edited children's books for many years. She specializes in geography and environmental topics.