Life Story by Virginia Lee BurtonLife Story by Virginia Lee Burton

Life Story

byVirginia Lee Burton

Paperback | November 16, 2009

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Earth takes center stage in this updated version of Virginia Lee Burton's 1962 classic Life Story . Told through five acts, Burton's art and text tell the history of earth from beginning to present day. Leaving no stone unturned, readers will gain an in-depth understanding of the planet's history and their leading roles in it today. The book has been updated with cutting-edge science, including&nbspup-to-the-minute information on fossil records and the geologic principles. We are thrilled to provide this updated artistic and visionary work in time for the anniversary of Virginia Lee Burton's 100th birthday.
Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the 1942 Caldecott Medal winner The Little House and Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel . She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Michael, and her husband George Demetrios, the sculptor, in Folly Cove, a part of Gloucester, ...
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Title:Life StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 9.56 × 0.32 inPublished:November 16, 2009Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547203594

ISBN - 13:9780547203591

Appropriate for ages: 7

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"Miss Burton succeeds in giving the reader a sense of his own place in the magnificent flow of time and creation." Horn Book

"Miss Burton succeeds in giving the reader a sense of his own place in the magnificent flow of time and creation." Horn Book Guide