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BANG! The Story of How Life on Earth Began

By Katherine Halligan
Illustrated by Amy Grimes

Follow the journey from the very beginning of our planet to the arrival of humans, in an energetic and engaging non-fiction picture book.

In the beginning there was nothing, and then – BANG! – the universe was born. Discover the incredible story of billions of years of life on Earth, from the first tiny cells, through the age of dinosaurs and prehistoric beasts, all the way to the first humans. With playful text and stylish illustrations, this awe-inspiring history is perfect for curious young minds.

  • A non-fiction picture book combining a rhythmic, playful text with stylish illustrations for an accessible and beautiful introduction to the topic of the evolution of life.
  • Katherine Halligan has written over 150 children's books, including for Nosy Crow.
  • This is a Walker Studio title.

About the author

Katherine Halligan worked in children’s publishing for many years, writing over 150 novelty, non-fiction and picture books and running the non-fiction list at Nosy Crow. After living in the UK for twenty years, Katherine recently returned with her family to her native California.

About the illustrator

Amy Grimes graduated from the Camberwell College of Art in 2014 with a first in Illustration. Her bold illustrations are inspired by nature and natural patterns, and are mainly created digitally using hand-painted textures. She is based in London.

ISBN: 9781406395129
Imprint: Walker Studio
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: October 6, 2021
Dimensions: 280 x 235mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

Last updated on 05/04/21 at 22:18:39
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