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The History of Prehistory An adventure through 4 billion years of life on earth!

Written by Mick Manning

Illustrated by Brita Granstrom

The History of Prehistory An adventure through 4 billion years of life on earth! Synopsis

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.

The History of Prehistory An adventure through 4 billion years of life on earth! Press Reviews

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 *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781910959763
Publication date: 12th September 2019
Author: Mick Manning
Illustrator: Brita Granstrom
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 48 pages

About Mick Manning

Mick Manning and Brita Granstroem have developed a unique and highly successful approach to non-fiction picture books, with illustrations and text that bring the young reader right into events. Of their Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life (2011), Simon Callow wrote in the New York Times that their verve and wit are infectious ... a wonderful, enduring introduction . Their many awards include the Smarties Silver Award, the English Association Award (four times), and the Royal Society Young People's Book Award. Their most recent book is Books, Books, Books!, published by Otter-Barry Books in 2017.

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