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The History of Prehistory By Mick Manning

The History of Prehistory by Mick Manning

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The essence of life on Earth before humans began to write about it is revealed in this beautifully illustrated non-fiction book

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The History of Prehistory: An adventure through 4 billion years of life on earth! by Mick Manning

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 Reviews

"A must-have for primary libraries."

* Achuka *

"A real treat of a book, stretching back into the distant past with a truly unique perspective on prehistory that isn't just your average dinosaur book."

* Read it, Daddy! *

"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 *

"Takes readers on a time-travelling adventure through four billion years of history."

* The Bookseller *

"A fast-paced time travelling adventure."

-- Edspire

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. In 2020 Mick and Brita were awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Information Books award by the SLA in recognition of their decades-long partnership, which has enlightened and delighted readers of all ages.

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The History of Prehistory: An adventure through 4 billion years of life on earth! by Mick Manning
Otter-Barry Books Ltd
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