When Planet Earth Was New by James GladstoneWhen Planet Earth Was New by James Gladstone

When Planet Earth Was New

byJames GladstoneIllustratorKatherine Diemert

Hardcover | September 15, 2017

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It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today. When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time: from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evolution of living things in water and on land. The book also includes the relatively recent evolution of humans — who are just a tiny speck in the sweep of Earth’s history.

This broad look at the Earth is designed to inspire awe and inquiry. With STEM connections to biology, geology, evolution, and more, it is a springboard for discovery, discussion, and research. A striking design with full-spread, digitally enhanced watercolor art gives the book a rich, atmospheric feel. Back matter includes informational notes about each spread, as well as sources, an author’s note, and a glossary.
JAMES GLADSTONE is an editor and writer of school and trade books for children. When Planet Earth Was New is his first book with Owlkids. James lives in Toronto, Ontario. KATHERINE DIEMERT lives with her grumpy cat in Toronto, Ontario. A graduate of Sheridan College’s Bachelor of Illustration program, she creates images for editoria...
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Title:When Planet Earth Was NewFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:9 × 11 × 0.5 inPublished:September 15, 2017Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771472030

ISBN - 13:9781771472036

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing art & story Perfect bedtime story for your little one -- educational, inspiring, and just plain beautiful :)
Date published: 2017-09-25

Editorial Reviews

"When Planet Earth Was New works well on two levels: as a picture book with appeal for curious visual learners, there is plenty of striking detail, color and animation. Secondly, the extra science facts will satisfy stronger readers." - Canadian Review of Materials