The power of water, the
relentless mechanism of erosion, and the grandeur that can be created by the
forces of change are depicted in lyrical free verse and stunning photography. Cameron
leads readers on a poetic adventure following the first tentative wisps of falling
snow on mountain tops, down swift running streams, and on to the thundering
power of the Colorado River as it sculpts canyons that become stunning geological
Collier's gorgeous color photography
compliments the text and features differing perspectives that invite the reader
to contemplate the extraordinary beauty of our natural world.
The book concludes with a
map that illustrates the location of the various scenes.