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The big picture book : see life on earth unfolding through time

Author: John Long; Brian Choo; Sergei Pisarevsky
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explore the origins of the universe and the solar system, and the evolution of life on Earth. Watch as continents shift over billions of years, as the first stirrings of life appear and evolve, over millennia, into the birds, beast, plants and fish we know today.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Long; Brian Choo; Sergei Pisarevsky
ISBN: 1741143284 9781741143287
OCLC Number: 224301459
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing 2006 (Australia)
Winner of Primary School Student Reference 2006 (Australia)
Short-listed for Wilderness Society's Environment Award 2006 (Australia)
Short-listed for WA Premier's Awards 2006 (Australia)
Target Audience: For children.
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Life on Earth unfolding through time
Responsibility: John Long ; illustrations by Brian Choo and maps by Sergei Pisarevsky.

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This book explores the origins of the universe and the solar system, and the evolution of life on Earth: 4 billion years of evolution simply told in words and pictures. A must for adults or children.  Read more...

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'John Long has taken yet another approach to distilling the essence from a very complex topic.' Magpies Vol 20 May 2005'A great acquisition for libraries and a gem for fact-hungry kids.' Good Read more...

 
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