A story of evolution, how we as humans developed into the upright, intelligent form that we are today, from our recent cousins the Neanderthals to ourselves, Homo Sapiens. A large format highly illustrated book which follows in the success of When the Whales Walked.
- One stop guide to discovering your origins
- Exquisite illustration which brings the subject to life
- Engagingly explores this key topic for Key Stage 2 pupils
The sections of the book are easy to follow from ‘How do we know who our ancestors were? to ‘Just Like Us’, which explores how the Neanderthals also liked to use jewellery and clothes.
At the back of the book there is a section on the human family tree and a world map showing how humans have always travelled on and and sea.
Michael Bright is an executive producer with the BBC Natural History Unit and has written over 60 books on aspects of natural history and conservation and the environment.
Hannah Bailey is an illustrator and designer inspired by the natural world and specialises in natural history and non-fiction for children.
Words and Pictures are part of the Quarto Group and aim to produce books that inspire and enable children to think and use their imaginations.
Recommended for ages 6-10, a great book to have for schools and at home.
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