The Greatest Show on Earth

The Greatest Show on Earth

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Take your seats for the ENTIRE history of Planet Earth, as we take a whistle-stop tour from the birth of Earth, to the age of bacteria, the era of dinosaurs to the moment of people (blink and you’ll miss it). Narrated by a friendly troupe of insects and with mind-blowing, lively illustrations, this illustrated book will entertain and educate, as we put on a show, the greatest show, the show of the evolution of life on Earth.

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Here we are at 4.6 billion years ago, and as we raise the curtain . . . the STORY OF LIFE is about to begin! (Yes, that’s right – we’re telling the story of the ENTIRE history of Planet Earth).

“In the running for the greatest children’s picture book about Earth . . . Grey’s jokes and wild imagination elevate this far above the many non-fiction science titles for children” – THE TIMES

“Rarely has an encyclopaedia looked so entertaining” – THE SUNDAY TIMES

“Mini Grey’s book is a tour de force, introducing a complex topic in an accessible and engaging way.” – BOOKS FOR KEEPS

Take your seats for the ENTIRE history of Planet Earth, as we take a whistle-stop tour from the birth of Earth, to the age of bacteria, the era of dinosaurs . . . to the moment of people (blink and you’ll miss it).

Narrated by a friendly troop of insects and with mind-blowing, lively illustrations, this illustrated non-fiction book will entertain and educate, as we put on a show, the greatest show, the show of the evolution of life on Earth.

From internationally bestselling creator, Mini Grey, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, this is her first non-fiction book and it’s told with wit, humour and heart.

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Weight 0,532 kg
Dimensions 29,3 × 23,9 × 1,1 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

48 unnumbered

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

525 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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