1. A great river -- 2. The first people -- 3. Explorers and overlanders -- 4. Riverboats -- 5. Settlers and irrigators -- 6. Engineering the Murray -- 7. Life and death for the once-mighty Murray?
This book is an across-the-curriculum account of Australia's greatest river system as it is and was, with many stories about the people who lived on it or in the Murray Valley - from archaeological finds and Aboriginal legend to riverboat traders and dam engineers
"Children's Book Council of Australia short-listed book"--Sticker
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index