Peter Ackroyd Voyages Through Time: The Beginning by Peter Ackroyd
Fire. Explosions. Meteorites. Chaos... Early life on Earth included all manner of freakish, alien creatures until the eventual arrival of big-brained Homo sapiens.
Peter Ackroyd brilliantly explains the beginnings of the Earth in this first title in his epic new 10-volume history of the world for children. Let the voyage begin.