Living on the Ganges River

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, Oct 1, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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When would a woman wear a "bindi", a colored spot, on her forehead? Why do cows wander freely around the city? How do Ganges river dolphins find food? The Ganges River runs through India. It is a holy river. You will read all about the way people live here and about the festivals that center around the river. There are more festivals here than days in the year.
 

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Living Along the Ganges River
4
School
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Glossary
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Louise Spilsbury worked in educational publishing before becoming a freelance author. She has written or co-written over 200 nonfiction books for young people. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. These include books in the Tales of Invention series, Ice Age, and the Young Explorer series. She co-writes many of her books with her husband Richard Spilsbury.

Richard Spilsbury has worked in educational publishing for over ten years. He is an author, editor, and illustrator of nonfiction books for young people. His works include On the Film Set, Plant Classification, and Plant Parts. He co-writes many of his books with his wife Louise Spilsbury.

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