Eyewitness The Amazon: Step into the World's Largest Rainforest (DK Eyewitness) (Paperback)
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Cruise along the largest river in the world and explore the vibrant tropical rainforest that it cuts across with this amazing book packed with facts.
Discover all there is to know about life in, on, and around the world-famous Amazon River. Learn about the river's geography, its source, the countries through which it flows, and the stunning and diverse ecosystems it has helped create.
Explore the diverse flora and fauna hosted by the river. Take flight with the colorful exotic birds, leap around with the New World monkeys, take a stroll with the forest floor dwellers, and meet the ferocious predators that live in and around this massive river.
Find out about the many animals that live in its waters, from flesh-eating piranha and the largest freshwater fish arapaima to giant otters and the Amazon's amazing river dolphins.
Read all about the ancient civilizations that used to inhabit the area, the myths and legends they created, and the indigenous peoples who call the forest their home today. You will also find out how the modern-day industry is affecting the Amazon and what is being done to conserve and preserve this amazing ecosystem.
Eyewitness: Amazon is the perfect book for any child who wants to know more about the world's most famous river and its rainforest.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.