The Story of People

Catherine Barr, illustrated by Amy Husband and Steve Williams
AUD $24.99
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A brilliantly accessible picture book about the history of the human world.

When did the first humans live? How did humans spread all over the world? How has science and technology changed the way we live? And what will happen to humans in the future? The team behind The Story of Space and The Story of Life present a first book about the human world for very young children, looking at how humans evolved and the history of humanity up to the present day.

Author bio:

CATHERINE BARR studied Ecology at Leeds University and trained as a journalist. She worked at Greenpeace International for seven years as a wildlife and forestry campaigner and has a long-running interest in environmental issues. While working as an editor at the Natural History Museum, she researched and wrote two major summer exhibitions: Dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert and Myths and Monsters. Her previous books for Frances Lincoln are The Story of Life and Elliots Arctic Surprise. She lives on a hill near Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire with her partner and two daughters.AMY HUSBAND studied Graphic Art at Liverpool School of Art. Her first picture book, Dear Miss, was winner of the Cambridgeshire Children's Picture Book Award in 2010, and she also wrote and illustrated Dear Santa, in the same series. Amy lives in York with her partner, working in a studio with views of York Minster. STEVE WILLIAMS is a biologist with a degree in Marine Biology and Applied Zoology from the University of Wales. His lifelong love of wildlife was further inspired by eight years at sea, after which he trained as a teacher, and now teaches science in a rural comprehensive school in Wales. He is a beekeeper and lives near Hay-on-Wye with his wife and two daughters.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9781786032652
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's
Pub Date: March 2019
Page Extent: 40
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 5 - 8
Subject: History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)