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.
It’s a dream book for anyone interested in the skies and our planet.
Charlotte Guillain lives in the UK and writes fiction and non fiction for children. Her book, The Street Beneath My Feet was shortlisted for the UKLA 7-11 Book Award 2018. She writes in a style that appeals to all and enables bite size pieces of information to be presented in very easily digested chunks!
Yuval Zommer graduated from the Royal College of Art and after working in advertising is now successfully illustrating children’s books. His debut book was much acclaimed,called The Big Blue Thing on the Hill.
Words and Pictures are part of the Quarto group and have some amazing books, of which The Skies Above My Eyes is one of the best.
Recommend for all ages and especially for 6-9 years
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