The History of Prehistory
An adventure through 4 billion years of life on earth!
By Mick Manning and Brita Granström
Illustrated by Brita Granström
The essence of life on Earth before humans began to write about it is revealed in this beautifully illustrated non-fiction book.
Paddle down the river of time on an amazing prehistoric journey - all you need to bring is your imagination! Witness the fiery beginnings of our Earth, and the explosion of life on our planet. Fly with a pterosaur! Hang out with apes! Ride a mammoth! Help to make an amazing cave painting and witness the first ever writing - a hymn to the Moon Goddess! An exciting, action-packed introduction to prehistory, from first life on Earth to the beginning of recorded history.
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"A must-have for primary libraries."
"A real treat of a book, stretching back into the distant past with a truly unique perspective on prehistory that isn't just your average dinosaur book."
Read it, Daddy!
"From a fiery earth to dinosaurs early humans, and homo sapiens, time-travelling kids investigate all that happened before history began to be written down. Child characters and dynamic art make this well pitched for the top of key stage 1 and key stage 2."
Fiona Noble (The Bookseller)