The Story of Life: A First Book about Evolution (Paperback)
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The Story of Life: A First Book about Evolution (Paperback)

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Paperback 40 Pages / Published: 01/02/2018
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At first, nothing lived on Earth. It was a noisy, hot, scary place. Choking gas exploded from volcanoes and oceans of lava bubbled around the globe...

Then in the deep, dark ocean, something amazing happened.

This is an exciting and dramatic story about how life began and developed on Planet Earth, written especially for younger children.

The authors explain how the first living cell was created, and how the cells multiply and create jellyfish and worms, and then fish with bendy necks, which drag themselves out of the water into swampy forests. They tell the story of the biggest creatures that have ever walked on land - the dinosaurs. Long after that, hairy creatures who have babies, not eggs, take over, stand on two legs and spread around the world, some of them living through cataclysmic events such as ice ages and volcanic eruptions. Everyone living today is related to these survivors.
With delightful illustrations including lots of detail and humour, all carefully researched and checked, this book shows the development of life on Earth in a truly accessible and simple way.

CLICK HERE to download Teachers' Notes specially written by the authors, Catherine Barr and Steve Williams, to assist teachers and librarians in the promotion and teaching of The Story of Lifein schools and to help foster a love of good books, literature and reading in children.

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 9781786033420
Number of pages: 40
Dimensions: 275 x 240 mm


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"If your child prefers fact to fiction...The Story of Life (Frances Lincoln, GBP12.99) by Catherine Barr, Steve Williams and Amy Husband is a simple, well-illustrated account of evolution."


"The book touches on very complex subjects, like the development of life from the first cells and man's evolution, but does so in a way that makes it understandable for those coming to these concepts for the first time."


"The book touches on very complex subjects, like the development of life from the first cells and man's evolution, but does so in a way that makes it understandable for those coming to these concepts for the first time."

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'An exciting and dramatic introduction to evolution for young children, written in consultation with the Natural History Museum.'

Best Books For Children This Easter

"If your child prefers fact to fiction...The Story of Life (Frances Lincoln, GBP 12.99) by Catherine Barr, Steve Williams and Amy Husband is a simple, well-illustrated account of evolution."

Selected as a March highlight
` An exciting and dramatic introduction to evolution for young children, written in consultation with the Natural History Museum.'
Selected as a March highlight
`An exciting and dramatic introduction to evolution for young children, written in consultation with the Natural History Museum.' * The Bookseller *
'This book is a fantastic non fiction text to share with any curious children. It offers solutions to many early questions children may have regarding how the world started or even when dinosaurs died.' * Reading Zone *

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