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A River

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About the Story

There is a river outside my window.
From where I sit, I can see it stretching into the distance in both directions.
Sometimes I imagine myself floating along the river,
swept away in a silver boat towards the horizon.
Where will it take me?

Follow a dreamer on an imaginary journey from the city to the sea. From factories to farmlands, freeways to forest, each new landscape is explored through stunningly rich illustrations and lyrical, poetic text from this award-winning picture-book creator, Marc Martin.

A glorious treasure of a story, with exquisitely composed artwork, that marvellously resembles the flow of the gentle text and contains subtle environmental messages, A River, thoughtfully read by author Will Kostakis, will inspire curious minds to explore the wonders of the world.


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Story Details



Adventure, Award Winners, Environment

Suitable for

Preschool (3-5yrs), Lower Primary (5-8yrs), Middle Primary (8-10yrs), Upper Primary (10-12yrs)



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