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  • Published: 19 June 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143783626
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

A River


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'There is a river outside my window. Where will it take me?' Each new landscape is explored through stunning illustrations and poetic text from this award-winning picture-book creator.

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 from this award-winning picture-book creator.

  • Pub date: 19 June 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143783626
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Marc Martin

Marc Martin is an artist, illustrator, and picture-book maker based in Melbourne, Australia. His work is a world of dense colour, rich textures and the odd scribble. He is the author and illustrator of internationally award-winning books, including A Forest, The Curious Explorers Illustrated Guide to Exotic Animals A-Z, Max, A River and Lots.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

    Shortlisted • 2015 • Birth to 3 Years

  • Environment Award for Children's Literature

    Shortlisted • 2016 • Picture Fiction

  • The New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Books Award

    2017 •


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