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CONTENTS

4 WHAT IS A RIVER?

6 WHERE RIVERS START

8 GOING WITH THE FLOW

10 COLORADO RIVER

12 PERILOUS OR PARCHED

14 RIVERS OF MANY COLOURS

16 TIGRIS AND EUPHRATES RIVERS

18 FAST FOOD

20 INDUSTRY AND AGRICULTURE

22 WATER HIGHWAYS

24 RIVERSIDE LIFE

26 SPLASH ZONE!

28 ICE AND FIRE

30 WORLD MAP

32 CREATURES LARGE AND SMALL

34 AMAZON RIVER

36 DANGER LURKS HERE

38 WEIRD RIVER RESIDENTS

40 UNDERGROUND RIVERS

42 YANGTZE RIVER (CHANG JIANG)

44 ENGINEERING FEATS

46 LI RIVER (LI JIANG)

48 THREATS TO RIVERS

50 RIVER INVADERS

52 RIVER TREASURES

54 SURPRISING FACTS!

56 GLOSSARY

57 INDEX

58 SOURCES

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