Beginning with a tiny trickle high in the mountains, smaller streams join until they form the world's largest river. Crossing a continent, it winds through lush rainforests until it meets the ocean. From piranhas to the giant anaconda, this mighty waterway is home to the world's most incredible ecosystem. Welcome to the Amazon River. This stunning illustrated guide to the world's most famous river and its surrounding rainforest is packed with incredible facts about the region's wildlife, people, geography, and history.