It is the widest, largest river on planet Earth, surrounded by deep rainforest and home to an incredible array of wildlife. Welcome to the Amazon.
Take a journey through South America along the winding Amazon River, spotting tree frogs, piranhas, snakes and tropical insects along the way. Where does the river begin, and where does it end? Which animals dwell in its murky waters and how much life does it sustain in the habitats all along its banks? Through gorgeous, detailed illustrations, the mysteries of the Amazon are revealed.
Sangma Francis is a freelance writer and editor based in Berlin.
Rômolo D'Hipólito is a Brazilian artist and illustrator with a bachelor's in graphic design. For over a decade, he has been working as a freelancer for publishing houses, advertising agencies and commissioned art projects. His style is influenced by Latin American modernism and plays with geometrical shapes, tangents and collage. In addition to that, the artist also runs a travel journal project in which he explores, through drawing and watercolour, the different aspects of daily life in countries across the globe.
"A fine blend of Amazon basics, the river's rarities, and human influence."