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Catherine Barr, Steve Williams - Authors

CATHERINE BARR studied Ecology at Leeds University and trained as a journalist. She worked at Greenpeace International for seven years as a wildlife and forestry campaigner and has a long-running interest in environmental issues. While working as an editor at the Natural History Museum, she researched and wrote two major summer exhibitions: Dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert and Myths and Monsters. She is now a partner in communications company bwa design. She lives on a hill near Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire with her partner and two daughters. STEVE WILLIAMS is a biologist with a degree in Marine Biology and Applied Zoology from the University of Wales. His lifelong love of wildlife was further inspired by eight years at sea, after which he trained as a teacher, and now teaches science in a rural comprehensive school in Wales. He is a beekeeper and lives near Hay-on-Wye with his wife and two daughters. AMY HUSBAND studied Graphic Art at Liverpool School of Art. Her first picture book, Dear Miss, was winner of the Cambridgeshire Children's Picture Book Award in 2010. Amy lives in York with her partner, working in a studio with views of York Minster. The Story of Life is her first book for Frances Lincoln.

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The Story of Life A First Book About Evolution
Catherine Barr, Steve Williams - illustrated by Amy Husband
Shortlisted for the English Picture Book Award 2016 This is an exciting and dramatic story simply told in words and pictures about how life began and developed on Planet Earth, written especially for younger children. How the first living cell...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 05/03/2015
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