The Big Picture Book See life on earth unfolding through time by John A. Long
  

The Big Picture Book See life on earth unfolding through time

Written by John A. Long
Illustrated by Brian Choo

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Synopsis

The Big Picture Book See life on earth unfolding through time by John A. Long

Four billion years of evolution in 48 pages, told in simple words and stunning images, using the latest scientific research. A must for adults as well as children.

Reviews

'John Long has taken yet another approach to distilling the essence from a very complex topic.'

'A great acquisition for libraries and a gem for fact-hungry kids.'

'The ultimate reference for any budding scientist.'

'a complex subject...conveyed in a text which is lucid, spare and lyrical...the book is beautiful to the eye...encourages readers of any age to both understand the facts and to marvel at the mystery and magnificence of evolution.'

About the Author

John Long began collecting fossils when he was seven and he found his first dinosaur bones near Inverloch, Victoria, when he was a university student. Since then he has travelled around the world on fossil expeditions...John now lives in Melbourne with his wife, Heather. One of his favourite hobbies is martial arts - he has a black belt in karate! ..John was for many years Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology at the Museum of Western Australia. He is now Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria...Brian Choo is an artist who has been studying and reconstructing fossil animals for many years.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 8 To 11

Author

John A. Long
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st April 2005

ISBN

9781741143287


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