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It's True! We Came from Slime

by Ken McNamara, Andrew Plant
     
 

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This book dives deep into the past when life first began. From the plant-like goo that brought oxygen to Earth to the lumbering gorgonopsids from which all mammals evolved, the book explores over 3500 million years of strange creatures and how humans have learned about them.

Readers will marvel at the scary-looking creatures from the pre-Dinosaur era:

Overview

This book dives deep into the past when life first began. From the plant-like goo that brought oxygen to Earth to the lumbering gorgonopsids from which all mammals evolved, the book explores over 3500 million years of strange creatures and how humans have learned about them.

Readers will marvel at the scary-looking creatures from the pre-Dinosaur era: spiders the size of manhole covers, giant sea-scorpions as big as bicycles.

About the It's True! series

Gross! Creepy! Amazing! Kids will love it.

This non-fiction series for older readers features wacky writing, funny cartoons, and remarkable photos that make each book as delightfully entertaining as it is informative. It's True!

Editorial Reviews

Booklist - Gillian Engberg
McNamara's lively words may draw in science-minded kids reading on their own, and teachers may want to borrow from McNamara's creative examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550379525
Publisher:
Annick Press, Limited
Publication date:
03/04/2006
Series:
It's True! Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Ken McNamara is an award-winning paleontologist and the author of over 20 books about prehistoric life. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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