“Up the River: explore and discover New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and wetlands” introduces children to New Zealand’s freshwater habitats. Habitats include: the creek, the river, braided rivers and wetlands. Animals include: native and introduced fish, aquatic insects, other invertebrates and birds. There is also information about the water cycle and issues such as pollution.
“Up the River” is by Gillian Candler and illustrated by Ned Barraud.