When The Whales Walked: And Other Incredible Evolutionary Journeys

byDougal DixonIllustratorHannah Bailey

October 16, 2018|
When The Whales Walked: And Other Incredible Evolutionary Journeys by Dougal Dixon
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A 2019 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students: K–12 (National Science Teachers Association and the Children's Book Council).

From the moment life crawled out of the oceans and onto land, to when our primate ancestors climbed down from the trees, the history of Planet Earth is filled with incredible stories. This beautifully illustrated guide explores some of the most exciting and incredible events in evolution, through 13 case studies.

Step back in time and discover a world where whales once walked, crocodiles were warm-blooded, and snakes had legs! Meet terrifying giant birds, and tiny elephants living on islands in this fascinating creature guide like no other. Learn how whales once walked on four legs before taking to the oceans; how dinosaurs evolved into birds; and how the first cats were small and lived in trees.

Featuring a stunning mix of annotated illustrations, illustrated scenes, and family trees, evolution is explained here in a captivating and novel style that  will make children look at animals in a whole new way.
Dougal Dixon studied geology and paleogeography at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. He is an award-winning author specializing in the earth sciences and evolution with many children's books and encyclopaedias to his name. He has acquired a reputation for putting over concepts in a totally novel way. Along these lines, his mo...
Title:When The Whales Walked: And Other Incredible Evolutionary JourneysFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:64 pages, 11.88 X 8.62 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:64 pages, 11.88 X 8.62 X 0.5 inPublished:October 16, 2018Publisher:words & picturesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1912413973

ISBN - 13:9781912413973

Appropriate for ages: 8

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