Fossils from Lost Worlds (Hardback)
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Fossils from Lost Worlds (Hardback)

(author), (illustrator), (translator)
£14.99
Hardback 72 Pages
Published: 01/04/2021
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A large-format non-fiction picture book that describes the incredible creatures that once walked the Earth, with a lively mix of illustrations, comics and facts.

Walk in the footsteps of the first fossil researchers to discover the earliest animal life on Earth.

Explore the story of a spiny sea worm without tail or head, a walking fish, a peaceful sea dragon, and many other incredible creatures.

Told through comics, illustrations and data, Fossils from Lost Worlds is also a fascinating insight into paleontology itself. It shows how science is a process of thinking and rethinking, questioning and learning. Through a timeline of animal reconstructions and major discoveries, we can track the beliefs and theories that have brought our knowledge to where it is today.

Publisher: Gecko Press
ISBN: 9781776573158
Number of pages: 72
Dimensions: 320 x 250 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"The illustrations use an elegant color palette but don’t sacrifice adventure, humor or information for design…The careful curation of this parade of creatures takes readers on a comprehensive journey through the fossil record. I enjoyed the paleontologists, depicted in droll graphic-novel-style comics interspersed throughout, almost as much as I enjoyed the paleontology." - The New York Times

"This oversized, stylish book invites readers to pour over its intricate pen-and-ink/watercolor illustrations and its narrative passages interlaced with tongue-in-cheek talk bubbles…Book design steals the show here. The thick, cream-colored pages make a great backdrop for the terrific artwork...truly unique and beautiful." Starred review - Youth Services Book Review

"The subdued palette and inky lines of Hélène Rajcak’s pictures give the book a stylish feel, while its lively, graphic-novel-style layout conveys a sense of humor about dinosaurs, fossils and the work of those who study them." - The Wall Street Journal

"The text is really easily understood and yet it's still quite comprehensive scientifically. Lots of facts, simply expressed." - Radio New Zealand - Nine to Noon

"This multi-layered book is a must for anyone interested in palaeontology. And if that’s not you, it will definitely change your mind. This is a treasure trove of information the whole family can savour and enjoy for many years, and highly recommended for ages 8+." - Readings

"Fossils from Lost Worlds is a large-size hardback book of fascinations. Pick up this glorious book and head back into the distant past and go digging." - Paula Green, Poetry Box

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